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The Resource The last brother, Nathacha Appanah

The last brother, Nathacha Appanah

Label
The last brother
Title
The last brother
Statement of responsibility
Nathacha Appanah
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"As 1944 comes to a close, nine-year-old Raj is unaware of the war devastating the rest of the world. He lives in Mauritius, a remote island in the Indian Ocean, where survival is a daily struggle for his family. After a brutal beating lands Raj in the hospital of a prison camp, he meets David, a boy his own age. David is a refugee, one of a groups of Jewish exiles now indefinitely detained in Mauritius. When a massive storm on the island brings chaos and confusion to the camp, Raj is determined to help David escape."--P. [4] of cover
Member of
Summary
Unaware of how World War II is impacting the world outside of his Indian Ocean island home, where oppression and survival are daily struggles, nine-year-old Raj meets a Jewish refugee with whom he flees into further danger
Tone
Writing style
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377353
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1973-
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Appanah-Mouriquand, Nathacha
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Le dernier frère
Literary form
fiction
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Strachan, Geoffrey
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True
Series statement
Lannan translation selection
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  • Loneliness in children
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Abusive men
  • Loneliness
Target audience
adult
Label
The last brother, Nathacha Appanah
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan"--Cover
Control code
ocn650212530
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
164 p.
Isbn
9781555975753
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010937513
System control number
(OCoLC)650212530
Label
The last brother, Nathacha Appanah
Publication
Note
"Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan"--Cover
Control code
ocn650212530
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
164 p.
Isbn
9781555975753
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010937513
System control number
(OCoLC)650212530

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