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The Book Thief

The Book Thief (Audio CD / Audio)

By Zusak, Markus
Read by Corduner, Allan

It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Memi...nger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist-books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement before he is marched to Dachau. This is an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul. From the Hardcover edition.
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ISBN 9780739337271
Released NZ 26 Sep 2006
Publisher Listening Library (Audio)
Format Audio CD/Audio
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ISBN-13 9780739337271
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Listening Library (Audio)
Imprint Listening Library (Audio)
Released 26 Sep 2006
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Zusak, Markus
Read by Corduner, Allan
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 11
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 151mm
Spine: 30mm
Dewey Code FIC
Weight 308g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Death, Storytelling, Books and reading, Audiobooks, Children's audiobooks
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult