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City of thieves

Author: David Benioff
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Thorndike Press, 2008.
Series: Thorndike Press large print basic series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documenting his reluctant grandparents' experiences during the infamous siege of Leningrad, a young writer learns his grandfather's story about how a military deserter and he endeavored to secure their pardons by gathering hard-to-find ingredients for a powerful colonel's daughter's wedding cake.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Large type books
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Benioff
ISBN: 9781410409263 1410409260
OCLC Number: 225852511
Awards: Alex Award, 2009
Description: 437 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print basic series.
Responsibility: David Benioff.

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Documenting his reluctant grandparents' experiences during the infamous siege of Leningrad, a young writer learns his grandfather's story about how a military deserter and he endeavored to secure their pardons by gathering hard-to-find ingredients for a powerful colonel's daughter's wedding cake.

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