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The turtle catcher

Author: Nicole Lea Helget
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt ; Godalming : Melia [distributor], 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a rural Minnesota town populated by German immigrants during World War I, Liesel, the only girl in the Richter family, hides a secret that precludes all hope of living a normal life and turns to her closest friend, Lester, a gentle, "slow" boy who spends his days trapping turtles, an act that leads to unexpected consequences for both their families.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicole Lea Helget
ISBN: 9780547248004 0547248008 9780618753123 0618753125
OCLC Number: 619593548
Notes: "First Mariner Books edition 2010" --Title page verso.
Description: 288 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Nicole Helget.

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