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All quiet on the western front [electronic resource] : A Novel. Erich Maria Remarque.

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  • ISBN: 9780812985535 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, 2013.

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Summary, etc.: Considered by many the greatest war novel of all time, All Quiet on the Western Front is Erich Maria Remarque's masterpiece of the German experience during World War I.I am young, I am twenty years old; yet I know nothing of life but despair, death, fear, and fatuous superficiality cast over an abyss of sorrow. . . .This is the testament of Paul Bäumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army during World War I. They become soldiers with youthful enthusiasm. But the world of duty, culture, and progress they had been taught breaks in pieces under the first bombardment in the trenches.Through years of vivid horror, Paul holds fast to a single vow: to fight against the principle of hate that meaninglessly pits young men of the same generation but different uniforms against one another . . . if only he can come out of the war alive.Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 4 - Text Difficulty 5
830 Lexile.
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Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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