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The cardturner : a novel about a king, a queen, and a joker

Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Sachar
ISBN: 9780385906197 0385906196 9780385736626 0385736622 9780375896477 0375896473
OCLC Number: 762236911
Notes: In the title, the "a" in "cardturner" is represented by a playing card spade.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Target Audience: 7-9
Description: 336 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Card turner
Responsibility: Louis Sachar.

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When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge.

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