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City of Thieves

by David Benioff

Hardcover, 258 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $24.95 |


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Book Summary

Documenting his reluctant grandparents' experiences during the infamous siege of Leningrad, a young writer learns his grandfather's story about how a military deserter and he endeavored to secure their pardons by gathering hard-to-find ingredients for a powerful colonel's daughter's wedding cake.