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The Book Thief

Zusak, Markus

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ISBN 10: 0375842209 / ISBN 13: 9780375842207
Published by Alfred A. Knopf
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SIGNED! New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007. 12mo Paperwraps 552 pgs. B/W illustrations. Signed and inscribed by author with little drawing of a face on title page, "Dear Debby, / - Here's to - / Life / Love / Colours / Books! / Markus Zusak". Good. Highlighting inside, Owner's name inside. Inquire if you need further information. Bookseller Inventory # Y00B-00493

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Title: The Book Thief

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf

Book Condition:Good

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The extraordinary #1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture, Markus Zusak's unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul.

It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still.

Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich, who 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.

In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak, author of I Am the Messenger, has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

About the Author:

Markus Zusak is the author of I Am the Messenger, a Printz Honor Book and Los Angeles Times Book Award Finalist, and the international bestseller, The Book Thief, which has been translated into over thirty languages and has sold nine million copies around the world. He is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens and lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and children.

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