Books by Anthony Doerr
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The award-winning author Anthony Doerr's newest novel approaches old history with two unfamiliar perspectives: a blind French girl and a German orphan. He says WWII history is as important as ever.
Anthony Doerr's new novel, All The Light We Cannot See, follows a blind French girl and a young German private after the Normandy invasion — but his gorgeous prose is marred by jagged jumps in time.
Master storytellers Anthony Doerr and Frederick Reiken explore interrelated lives, while Carlos Eire describes being airlifted out of Cuba. Rick Springfield recalls his life as a pop star, Michael Scott Moore looks at worldwide surfing culture, and Michael Hiltzik recounts the building of Hoover Dam.
During a stay in Rome, writer Anthony Doerr experiences the joys of parenthood, the frustrations of cultural barricades and the riches of life there. Four Seasons in Rome, captures the ups and downs of his one-year Roman holiday.