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Number The Stars. by  Lois Lowry - Signed First Edition - 2014 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 136755)

Number The Stars.

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Number The Stars.

by Lowry, Lois

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About This Item

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014. First edition of the 25th Anniversary edition of Lowry's first Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by the author on the title page, "With best wishes Lois Lowry." Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Sheila Smallwood. With an introduction by the author.

Synopsis

Number the Stars is a work of historical fiction about the Holocaust during World War II  by Newbery Award-winning author Lois Lowry. Ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen is the central character, who lived in Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1943 and was caught up in the events surrounding the rescue of the Danish Jews. 

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There are a lot of good Holocaust books, and this is one of them, but there was nothing that made it stand out from the rest in my mind.

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Bookseller
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
136755
Title
Number The Stars.
Author
Lowry, Lois
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Place of Publication
Boston
Date Published
2014
Keywords
Number the Stars First Edition
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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service.

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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
fine
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First Edition
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jacket
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inscribed
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title page
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