by Anthony Doerr
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All The Light We Cannot See tells the story of a blind French girl on the run from the German occupation who crosses paths with a German orphan-turned-resistance tracker.
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May 25, 2014 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.
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May 10, 2014 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.
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