Cat's Grin

By: Maspero, Francois

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Usual library markings. Semi-autobiographical novel based in the crucial year 1944-45. 13-year old Luc ("Cat") Ponte-Serra. Skinny, spunky Cat idolizes his older brother Antoine, active in the maquis; together they raid for food stamps. But Antoine disappears after shooting German officers, and joins the Allies. Cat's parents are deported. Cared for by relatives, befriended by Diane, a cafe waif who has fled from her bourgeois collaborationist family, Cat fights off the images of horror that assail him as he waits and hunts for those he loves. First-hand accounts of civilian suffering and resistance, the unquenchable fight for a free France in the last year of WW IIboth in Paris and the provincesand unflinching revelations about the death camps make Cat's Grin a moving personal document. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; Historical; ISBN: 039454305X. ISBN/EAN: 9780394543055. Inventory No: 06100462. Hardcover

Title: Cat's Grin

Author: Maspero, Francois

Categories: Fiction, Historical,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1986

ISBN Number: 039454305X

ISBN Number 13: 9780394543055

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good (ex-library)

Jacket Condition: Good

kg: 0.55 kg

Seller ID: 06100462

Keywords: BZDB5 Fiction; Cat's Grin Hardcover,