The Resource The ventriloquists : a novel, by E. R. Ramzipoor

The ventriloquists : a novel, by E. R. Ramzipoor

Label
The ventriloquists : a novel
Title
The ventriloquists
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by E. R. Ramzipoor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brussels, 1943. Twelve-year-old street orphan Helene survives by living as a boy and selling copies of the country's most popular newspaper, Le Soir, now turned into Nazi propaganda. Helene's world changes when she befriends a rogue journalist, Marc Aubrion, who draws her into a secret network that publishes dissident underground newspapers. The Nazis track down Aubrion's team and give them an impossible choice: turn the resistance newspapers into a Nazi propaganda bomb that will sway public opinion against the Allies, or be killed. Faced with no decision at all, Aubrion has a brilliant idea. While pretending to do the Nazis' bidding, they will instead publish a fake edition of Le Soir that pokes fun at Hitler and Stalin - daring to laugh in the face of their oppressors. The ventriloquists have agreed to die for a joke, and they have only eighteen days to tell it
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Ramzipoor, E. R
Dewey number
813.6
Illustrations
facsimiles
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Newspapers
  • Street children
  • Journalists
  • Underground newspapers
  • Brussels (Belgium)
Label
The ventriloquists : a novel, by E. R. Ramzipoor
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9781489286574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimile
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The ventriloquists : a novel, by E. R. Ramzipoor
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9781489286574
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
facsimile
Specific material designation
regular print

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