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The kites / Romain Gary ; translated from the French and with an afterword by Miranda Richmond Mouillot.

Gary, Romain, (author.). Richmond Mouillot, Miranda, (translator.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch FICTION GARY (Text) 39391006848855 Fiction Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library F GAR (Text) 70621000216921 Adult - Fiction Available -
Pike Co PL - Petersburg Main Library FIC GARY (Text) 38650833397100 Adult Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780811226547
  • ISBN: 0811226549
  • Physical Description: 311 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : New Directions, [2017]

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This novel follows a young man's passion through the ravages of WWII. Ludo lives with his uncle, kite maker Ambrose Fleury, in the small town of Clery in the French countryside. Ludo, like everyone in the Fleury family, has an impressive "historical memory" that earns him the ire of his teachers and arguments with Lila, the mercurial, naive daughter of Polish aristocrats and the object of his affection, isn't as keen as Ludo to rehash the country's recent bloody history. his is a wonderful translation of a French classic."
Subject: Normandy (France) > Fiction.
Genre: Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Historical fiction.

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