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

Author: Louis Sachar
Publisher: New York : Ember, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Ember edView 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: 9780385736633 0385736630
OCLC Number: 698332751
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Delacorte Press ... in 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: 336 pages ; 21 cm
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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