The Book Thief

Zusak

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The Book Thief
Details: ISBN: 033036426X , Pan Macmillan , 2005 . Book Condition: As New. This is the first Australian edition. 584 pages. Multiple copies available this title. This book is an unread copy. This is the now scarce true first edition. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger and her younger brother are being taken by their mother to live with a foster family outside Munich. Liesel's father was taken away on the breath of a single, unfamiliar word - Kommunist - and Liesel sees the fear of a similar fate in her mother's eyes. On the journey, Death visits the young boy, and notices Liesel. It will be the first of many near encounters. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion- playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library, wherever there are books to be found. But these are dangerous times. When Liesel's foster family hides a Jewish fist-fighter in their basement, Liesel's world is both opened up, and closed down. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Fiction; War; ISBN: 033036426X. ISBN/EAN: 9780330364263. Inventory No: 07110491.

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THE BOOK THIEF THE BOOK THIEF

Zusak, Markus

Details: Alfred A. Knopf , 2006 . Paperback. Book Condition: Good. PB, pictorial card covers, 552pp, + reader's guide. Heavy rubbing, creasing to covers, uncreased spine, a neat tape repair to upper spine, inside has moderate tanning to page edges, else square & tight. Recently made into a movie.
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The Book Thief The Book Thief

Details: Book Condition: Very Good. Size: 9-10 Tall. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Australian Fiction; Inventory No: 13524.
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The Book Thief The Book Thief

Zusak

Details: Picador , 2009 . Book Condition: Near Fine Condition. Multiple copies of this title available. Has tanning to edge of pages It's just a small story really, about among other things: a girl, some words, an accordionist, some fanatical Germans, a Jewish fist-fighter, and quite a lot of thievery. . . . Set during World War II in Germany, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a foster girl living outside of Munich. Liesel 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 before he is marched to Dachau. This is an unforgettable story about the ability of books to feed the soul. Quantity Available: 2. Category: Literature & Literary; ISBN/EAN: 9780330423304. Inventory No: 09113172.
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The Book Thief The Book Thief

Zusak, Markus

Details: Pan Macmillan Australia Pty, Limited , 2008 . Paperback. Book Condition: Fine.
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The Book Thief The Book Thief

Zusak, Markus

Details: Picador , 2010 . Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Jacket Condition: Fine. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion-playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library, wherever there are books to be found.'The Book Thief' is a story about the power of words to make worlds. In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.
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The Book Thief The Book Thief

Zusak

Details: Pan Macmillan , 2005 . Book Condition: Very Good Condition. This is the first Australian edition. 584 pages. This copy of has a significant publishing flaw. The book has been trimmed out of square and is actually trapezoid in shape. The text and cover art is also crooked relative to the page edges. The corners of the covers are lightly bumped. It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. Liesel Meminger and her younger brother are being taken by their mother to live with a foster family outside Munich. Liesel's father was taken away on the breath of a single, unfamiliar word - Kommunist - and Liesel sees the fear of a similar fate in her mother's eyes. On the journey, Death visits the young boy, and notices Liesel. It will be the first of many near encounters. By her brother's graveside, Liesel's life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. It is The Gravedigger's Handbook, left there by accident, and it is her first act of book thievery. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her accordion- playing foster father, learns to read. Soon she is stealing books from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor's wife's library, wherever there are books to be found. But these are dangerous times. When Liesel's foster family hides a Jewish fist-fighter in their basement, Liesel's world is both opened up, and closed down. Quantity Available: 0. Category: Fiction; War; ISBN: 033036426X. ISBN/EAN: 9780330364263. Inventory No: 12120112.
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