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The book collectors : a band of Syrian rebels and the stories that carried them through a war / Delphine Minoui ; translated from the French by Lara Vergnaud.

Minoui, Delphine, (author.). Vergnaud, Lara, (translator.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Emmaus Public Library.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Lehigh Carbon Library Cooperative.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Emmaus Public Library 956.91 MINO (Text) 36446002029513 New Adult Checked Out 02/01/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374115166
  • ISBN: 0374115168
  • Physical Description: 197 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020.

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General Note:
"Originally published in French in 2018 by Editions du Seuil, France, as 'Les passeurs de livres de Daraya.' "
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Includes bibliographical references.
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"An extraordinary account of a band of young men in a besieged Damascan suburb who find books in the rubble and create a secret library"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Dārayyā (Syria) > Intellectual life > 21st century.
Dārayyā (Syria) > Social life and customs.
Books and reading > Syria > Dārayyā.
Libraries and society > Syria > Dārayyā.
Libraries > Social aspects > Syria > Dārayyā.
Syria > History > Civil War, 2011-
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