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All the light we cannot see : a novel

Author: Anthony Doerr
Publisher: London 4th Estate, 2016. ©2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Marie-Laure has been blind since the age of six. Her father builds a perfect miniature of their Paris neighbourhood so she can memorize it by touch and navigate her way home. But when the Nazis invade, father and daughter flee with a dangerous secret. Werner is a German orphan, destined to labour in the same mine that claimed his father's life, until he discovers a knack for engineering. His talent wins him a place  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Doerr
ISBN: 9780008220815 0008220816
OCLC Number: 963112085
Notes: First published: 2014.
Description: 531 pages ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Anthony Doerr.

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WINNER OF THE 2015 PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTIONNATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTNEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR FICTION A beautiful, stunningly ambitious novel  Read more...

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