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The Resource The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves

The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves

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The shadow of the wind
Title
The shadow of the wind
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Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves
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  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Barcelona, 1945--just after the war, a great world city lies in shadow, nursing its wounds, and a boy named Daniel awakes on his eleventh birthday to find that he can no longer remember his mother's face. To console his only child, Daniel's widowed father, an antiquarian book dealer, initiates him into the secret of the Cemetery of Forgotten Books, a library tended by Barcelona's guild of rare-book dealers as a repository for books forgotten by the world, waiting for someone who will care about them again. Daniel's father coaxes him to choose a volume from the spiraling labyrinth of shelves, one that, it is said, will have a special meaning for him. And Daniel so loves the novel he selects, The Shadow of the Wind by one Julian Carax, that he sets out to find the rest of Carax's work. To his shock, he discovers that someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book this author has written. In fact, he may have the last one in existence. Before Daniel knows it his seemingly innocent quest has opened a door into one of Barcelona's darkest secrets, an epic story of murder, magic, madness, and doomed love. And before long he realizes that if he doesn't find out the truth about Julian Carax, he and those closest to him will suffer horribly
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DLC
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1964-
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Ruiz Zafón, Carlos
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Spanish
LC call number
PQ6668.U49
LC item number
S6613 2004
Literary form
novels
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Graves, Lucia
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  • Antiquarian booksellers
  • Rare books
  • Barcelona (Spain)
Label
The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves
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Publication
Note
Originally published in Spanish as La sombra del viento
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53007098
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
486 pages
Isbn
9780143034902
Lccn
2003062376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950097
  • (OCoLC)53007098
Label
The shadow of the wind, Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves
Link
Publication
Note
Originally published in Spanish as La sombra del viento
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53007098
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
486 pages
Isbn
9780143034902
Lccn
2003062376
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950097
  • (OCoLC)53007098

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