The Resource All the light we cannot see : a novel, Anthony Doerr

All the light we cannot see : a novel, Anthony Doerr

Label
All the light we cannot see : a novel
Title
All the light we cannot see
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Doerr
Title variation
All the light we can't see
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Contributor
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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
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NjBwBT
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1973-
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Doerr, Anthony
PerformerNote
Read by Zach Appelman
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Appelman, Zach.
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  • Blind
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Historical fiction
  • France
  • Saint-Malo (France)
Target audience
adult
Label
All the light we cannot see : a novel, Anthony Doerr
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Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
13 sound discs (16 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442375420
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
bl2014014051
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD12323
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (CaOOAMICUS)BK0014664739
  • 221156
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
All the light we cannot see : a novel, Anthony Doerr
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
13 sound discs (16 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442375420
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
bl2014014051
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD12323
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (CaOOAMICUS)BK0014664739
  • 221156
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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