Cat's Grin

By: Maspero, Francois

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Book Condition: Good (ex-library)


Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has minor lean. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are lightly tanned. 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: Very Good

kg: 0.55 kg

Seller ID: 06100462

Keywords: BZDB5 Fiction; Cat's Grin Hardcover,