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All the light we cannot see : a novel, Anthony Doerr

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All the light we cannot see : a novel
Title
All the light we cannot see
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Doerr
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All the light we can't see
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris within walking distance of the Museum of Natural History where he works as the master of the locks (there are thousands of locks in the museum). When she is six, she goes blind, and her father builds her a model of their neighborhood, every house, every manhole, so she can memorize it with her fingers and navigate the real streets with her feet and cane. When the Germans occupy Paris, father and daughter flee to Saint-Malo on the Brittany coast, where Marie-Laure's agoraphobic great uncle lives in a tall, narrow house by the sea wall. In another world in Germany, an orphan boy, Werner, grows up with his younger sister, Jutta, both enchanted by a crude radio Werner finds. He becomes a master at building and fixing radios, a talent that wins him a place at an elite and brutal military academy and, ultimately, makes him a highly specialized tracker of the Resistance. Werner travels through the heart of Hitler Youth to the far-flung outskirts of Russia, and finally into Saint-Malo, where his path converges with Marie-Laure"--Provided by publisher
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Title
All the light we cannot see
Creator
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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Character
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
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winner, 2015.
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.O34
LC item number
A77 2014
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880
Literary form
novels
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bibliography
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adult
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Anthony Doerr
All the light we cannot see : a novel, Anthony Doerr
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Carrier category code
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Carrier MARC source
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Content category
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Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
531 pages
Isbn
9781476746586
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013034107
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Note
cat13rev,cat49
System control number
  • ocn852226410
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