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City of Thieves: A Novel

Book Description
As wise and funny as it is thrilling and original-the story of two young men on an impossible adventure

A writer visits his retired grandparents in Florida to document their experience during the infamous siege of Leningrad. His grandmother won't talk about it, but his grandfather reluctantly consents. The result is the captivating odyssey of two young men trying to survive against d... More
Book Information
PublisherViking Childrens Books
BindingHardcover (20 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages272
Publication Date05/15/2008
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About David Benioff (Author) : David Benioff is a published author of children's books. A published credit of David Benioff is City of Thieves: A Novel.
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7/16/2009 Gaby Chapman said:
This is a great book for an older teen-age boy who already likes to read. Set during the German siege of Leningrad during the Second World War, this novel requires some prior knowledge in order to understand the story. No explanation is given for communism, bolshevism, the Russian secret police, or ... more

tags: I recommend, I read

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