Defending the Written Word: The Book Thief

by lit.fic.reader@evpl on Monday, March 2 2009, 11:40am. Viewed 922 times.

book jacket for "The Book Thief"The third and final selection in McCollough's Defending the Written Word book discussion series is The Book Thief by Markus Zusak.  An award-winning and best-selling novel, it is a searing and moving work set in Nazi Germany. The main character is a young German girl who finds that reading helps to sustain her in an increasingly brutal world, and whose story is told by a quite unusual narrator.  If intrigued, please join us at 3:00 on Wednesday, March 25th, in McCollough's meeting room at the east end of the library.  Copies will be available for checkout at McCollough's circulation desk.  


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on Monday, March 2 2009, 7:08pm

I just finished reading The Book Thief yesterday. It's long, but worth the time it takes.