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All the light we cannot see / Anthony Doerr.

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  • 127 of 143 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fulton County Public Library. (Show)

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4 current holds with 143 total copies.

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Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC DOE (Text) 33187003680986 Fiction (adult) Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch FIC DOERR ALL (Text) 34207001866087 Adult Fiction Available -
Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch FIC DOE (Text) 34207001901165 Adult Fiction Available -
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron FIC DOE (Text) 75253000047968 Adult Fiction Available -
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria F DOE (Text) 37521530538604 AMPL Adult Fiction Available -
Attica PL - Attica F DOERR, ANTHONY (Text) 74231000109933 Adult Fiction Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland F DOERR anthony All (Text) 76277000035069 Fiction* Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville F DOERR A. (Text) 34706001427402 Adult Fiction Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler F DOE (Text) 34044000825180 Adult Fiction Available -
Bloomfield Eastern Greene Co PL - Bloomfield Main FIC DOE (Text) 36803000943873 FICTION Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476746586
  • ISBN: 1476746583
  • ISBN: 9781476746593 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: 531 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2014.

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Summary, etc.:
"From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about 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. Doerr's gorgeous combination of soaring imagination with observation is electric. Deftly interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Ten years in the writing, All the Light We Cannot See is his most ambitious and dazzling work"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
880 Lexile.
880L Lexile
Awards Note:
Pulitzer Prize, 2015
Subject: Blind > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Youth > France > Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Youth > Germany > Fiction.
France > History > German occupation, 1940-1945 > Fiction.
Saint-Malo (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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