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All the light we cannot see : a novel / Anthony Doerr.

Author/creator Doerr, Anthony, 1973- author.
Other author/creatorAmazon.com (Firm)
Format Electronic and Book
EditionEbook reader ed.
Publication Info [United States] : Simon and Schuster Digital Sales, Inc, [2014]
Description1 online resource (545 pages)
Subject(s)
Abstract 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. Interweaving the lives of Marie-Laure and Werner, Doerr illuminates the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another.
Technical detailsRequires Amazon Kindle ebook reader.
Source of descriptionDescription based on print version record.
Issued in other formPrint version: Doerr, Anthony, 1973- All the light we cannot see. First Scribner hardcover edition. New York : Scribner, 2014 9781476746586
Genre/formElectronic books.
Genre/formHistorical fiction.
Genre/formFiction.
Genre/formHistory.
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