All the light we cannot see : a novel
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New York : Scribner, 2014.
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First Scribner hardcover edition.

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Published
New York : Scribner, 2014.
Format
Book, Summerset books
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Physical Desc
531 pages ; 24 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
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Level 6.2, 21 Points

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"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"--

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Doerr, A. (2014). All the light we cannot see: a novel (First Scribner hardcover edition.). Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Doerr, Anthony, 1973-. 2014. All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel. Scribner.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Doerr, Anthony, 1973-. All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel Scribner, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Doerr, Anthony. All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel First Scribner hardcover edition., Scribner, 2014.

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