Coverart for item
The Resource All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr., ({LARGE PRINT)

All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr., ({LARGE PRINT)

Label
All the light we cannot see
Title
All the light we cannot see
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Doerr.
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--Provided by publisher
Related Authorities
  • 3VSnKgWVV2A
  • f9iI-CTRrNo
  • Dq0lutlOino
  • 96_zRKWOPqo
  • AgdUioh62LE
  • ZKdOHvkBT3Y
  • oG8Ko0vOMBE
  • igTnB7tg2WU
  • yWk6_eT_tac
  • lJF560y8Y7g
  • -EivVqKgyTA
  • 5EEV0eLFPRs
  • I4l2bgsmiCY
  • QN5vvE0XrjI
  • TLP7vBeWLJI
  • ADtDogIPDmY
  • LDa-sfsaF_k
  • jDFIpCBGxic
Related Subjects
  • hSsbPKmjiC8
  • _IRxbUKv-0A
  • 11KPOpEJ6Dg
  • n78rTgQLO3U
  • c7LA9oVkR_o
  • RRux1417JE4
  • fXOvT8EsM8U
  • mrKTYCVXE6E
  • 9-BNW5ZjCPI
  • As5XJguecdo
  • EO4zX3htefc
  • HhZnk1ppdMs
  • 5HLDjt8gKKk
  • -TyxCLABLMo
  • W8kbFWb-YVM
  • LtGZkiv4Bjw
Related Context
  • No1JVDc0isU
  • RS7164s3JOg
  • WRUGuThHyr0
  • B1UlHE272tM
  • bTJluOqQECQ
  • 1CK1FC6Wkqg
  • -PRVuxh_90E
  • mz7eSrqYHK8
  • YVFFL-thO_w
Related by recommendation
  • FbtJPi-4jDE
  • GrMwjwxRRYs
  • Ug8d5Kxz4Ek
  • VS-WkY-5EXU
  • SsAq_ZPfTlg
  • 1hBblnePgtQ
  • R6N4AJFaSxU
  • RsNGJIqm0pM
  • QnBdKkG__aM
  • mCtl480j2K8
  • ftrS5TiJgkY
  • ZShLG2UPgn4
  • rTIOD4BxSGM
  • voqflAJgdRE
  • 7JfMoNC2IkA
  • 7owbCYCQ8CA
  • 4XBz9a1G0jI
  • FMXYA5J_iso
  • oRZ60Ed0_ic
  • dMR_MIt21AY
  • lispug6u1LY
  • 6UzNy7ka-P4
  • gJh6-FjgxQ4
  • OqtROEjQpz8
  • tD_HdDS6P68
  • 79eWEi57zuw
  • 492PbNq4ojo
  • pP22qljpmz4
  • r6riIZXqEXE
  • osebRfNjhEo
Title
All the light we cannot see
Creator
Summary
Set during World War II Europe, this novel is sobering without being sentimental. The tension builds as the alternating, parallel stories of Werner and Marie-Laure unfold, and their paths cross. I highly recommend this beautiful and compelling story. -- Kelly Currie for LibraryReads
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Alex Award, 2015.
  • Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, 2015.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, International Book of the Year, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2014.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Fiction, 2015.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2014.
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, 2015.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298717
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3604.O34
LC item number
A77 2014b
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
880
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/related_authorities
  • -HTdmzNDZHo
  • -HTdmzNDZHo
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Anthony Doerr
All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr., ({LARGE PRINT)
Label
All the light we cannot see, Anthony Doerr., ({LARGE PRINT)
Publication
Related Contributor
Related Location
Related Agents
Related Authorities
Related Subjects
Control code
ocn876004534
http://library.link/vocab/cover_art
http://contentcafe2.btol.com/ContentCafe/Jacket.aspx?UserID=EBSDVR53400&Password=CC19341&Return=1&Type=M&Value=9781410470225&erroroverride=1
Dimensions
23 cm.
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
{'DOVER': 'https://librarycatalog.dover.nh.gov/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=220724'}
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
771 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410470225
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014010289

Library Locations

    • Main LibraryBorrow it
      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
Processing Feedback ...