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The Quiet Girl (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0312427778
ISBN-13: 9780312427771
Sku: 208000889
Publish Date: 9/30/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  408
Age Range:  NA
 

"A "Chicago Tribune "Favorite Book of 2007
"The internationally acclaimed bestselling author of "Smilla''s Sense of Snow "returns with this "engrossing, beautifully written tale of suspense . . . captivating" ("The ""Miami Herald").

Kaspar Krone is a world-renowned circus clown, and a man in some deep trouble. Drowning in gambling debt and wanted for tax evasion, Krone is drafted into the service of a mysterious order of nuns who promise him reprieve in return for his help safeguarding a group of children with mystical abilities--abilities that Krone also shares. When one of the children goes missing, Krone sets off to find the young girl and bring her back, making a shocking series of discoveries along the way. "The Quiet Girl "is an exuberant philosophical thriller that is "every bit as adventuresome and ambitious as "Smilla''s Sense of Snow," even more so" ("Cleveland Plain Dealer").

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A Chicago Tribune Favorite Book of 2007||The internationally acclaimed bestselling author of Smilla's Sense of Snow returns with this "engrossing, beautifully written tale of suspense . . . captivating" (The Miami Herald).

Kaspar Krone is a world-renowned circus clown, and a man in some deep trouble. Drowning in gambling debt and wanted for tax evasion, Krone is drafted into the service of a mysterious order of nuns who promise him reprieve in return for his help safeguarding a group of children with mystical abilities--abilities that Krone also shares. When one of the children goes missing, Krone sets off to find the young girl and bring her back, making a shocking series of discoveries along the way. The Quiet Girl is an exuberant philosophical thriller that is "every bit as adventuresome and ambitious as Smilla's Sense of Snow, even more so" (Cleveland Plain Dealer).

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The classic history of baseball and the Brooklyn Dodgers by the preeminent writer on the sport.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0408
Product attributePublisher:   Picador USA
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