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The Resource All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr

All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr

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All the light we cannot see
Title
All the light we cannot see
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Doerr
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
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 at a brutal military academy, but his way out of obscurity is built on suffering. At the same time, far away in a walled city by the sea, an old man discovers new worlds without ever setting foot outside his home. But all around him, impending danger closes in
Summary
Set during World War II Europe, this novel is sobering without being sentimental. The tension builds as the alternating, parallel stories of Werner and Marie-Laure unfold, and their paths cross. I highly recommend this beautiful and compelling story. -- Kelly Currie for LibraryReads
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Alex Award, 2015.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2015.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, International Book of the Year, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2014.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2015.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2014.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298717
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
880
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000056983600
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
770 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594138157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)890624155
Label
All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000056983600
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
770 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594138157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)890624155

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