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Momo

Author: Michael Ende; Marcel Dzama; Lucas Zwirner
Publisher: [San Francisco, Calif.] : McSweeney's McMullens, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : Fortieth anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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The Neverending Story is Michael Ende's best-known book, but Momo, published six years earlier, is the all-ages fantasy novel that first won him wide acclaim. After the sweet-talking gray men come to town, life becomes terminally efficient. Can Momo, a young orphan girl blessed with the gift of listening, vanquish the ashen-faced time thieves before joy vanishes forever? With gorgeous new drawings by Marcel Dzama  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Ende; Marcel Dzama; Lucas Zwirner
ISBN: 9781938073144 1938073142
OCLC Number: 854852260
Language Note: In English, translated from the German.
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Michael Ende ; with drawings by Marcel Dzama ; translation, Lucas Zwirner.

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The Neverending Story is Michael Ende's best-known book, but Momo, published six years earlier, is the all-ages fantasy novel that first won him wide acclaim. After the sweet-talking gray men come to town, life becomes terminally efficient. Can Momo, a young orphan girl blessed with the gift of listening, vanquish the ashen-faced time thieves before joy vanishes forever? With gorgeous new drawings by Marcel Dzama and a new translation from the German by Lucas Zwirner, this all-new 40th anniversary edition celebrates the book's first U.S. publication in over 25 years.

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"Here is a story so ingenious in its conception, so powerful in production that its message can safely slip unnoticed into the mind to linger after the splendid images begin to fade." -- The "Times Read more...

 
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