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The Resource City of Thieves : A Novel/, Benioff, David, (electronic resource)

City of Thieves : A Novel/, Benioff, David, (electronic resource)

Label
City of Thieves : A Novel/
Title
City of Thieves
Title remainder
A Novel/
Statement of responsibility
Benioff, David
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the critically acclaimed author of The 25th Hour, a captivating novel about war, courage, survival ? and a remarkable friendship that ripples across a lifetime.During the Nazis? brutal siege of Leningrad, Lev Beniov is arrested for looting and thrown into the same cell as a handsome deserter named Kolya. Instead of being executed, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful Soviet colonel to use in his daughter?s wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt through the dire lawlessness of Leningrad and behind enemy lines to find the impossible.By turns insightful and funny, thrilling and terrifying, City of Thieves is a gripping, cinematic World War II adventure and an intimate coming-of-age story with an utterly contemporary feel for how boys become men
Summary
When a dead German paratrooper lands in his street, Lev is caught looting the body and dragged to jail, fearing for his life. He shares his cell with the charismatic and grandiose Kolya, a handsome young soldier arrested on desertion charges. Instead of the standard bullet in the back of the head, Lev and Kolya are given a shot at saving their own lives by complying with an outrageous directive: secure a dozen eggs for a powerful colonel to use in his daughter's wedding cake. In a city cut off from all supplies and suffering unbelievable deprivation, Lev and Kolya embark on a hunt to find the impossible
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Alex Award, 2009.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Book, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
257303
Cataloging source
B@L
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
City of Thieves : A Novel/, Benioff, David, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=46EBDE4A-DEC0-4808-9987-AC65BEC0C61C
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Control code
ocn841326114
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
  • 1 online resource.
  • 1 online resource (272 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781440630583
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
46EBDE4A-DEC0-4808-9987-AC65BEC0C61C
System control number
(OCoLC)841326114
Label
City of Thieves : A Novel/, Benioff, David, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=46EBDE4A-DEC0-4808-9987-AC65BEC0C61C
Publication
Note
Electronic book
Control code
ocn841326114
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
  • 1 online resource.
  • 1 online resource (272 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781440630583
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Stock number
46EBDE4A-DEC0-4808-9987-AC65BEC0C61C
System control number
(OCoLC)841326114

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