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Author Appanah-Mouriquand, Nathacha, 1973-

Title The last brother / Nathacha Appanah ; translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf, 2010.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Basement Materials  APPANAH, NATHACHA    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Adult Fiction  APPANAH    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Adult Fiction  F APPANAH-MOURIQUAND NATHACHA    DUE 06-09-23
Description 164 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Lannan translation selection
Lannan translation series selection.
Note "Translated from the French by Geoffrey Strachan"--Cover.
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.
Language Translation of: Le dernier frère.
Subject Loneliness in children -- Fiction.
Prisoners of war -- Madagascar -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Madagascar -- Fiction.
Abusive men -- Fiction.
Added Author Strachan, Geoffrey, translator.
Added Title Dernier frère. English
ISBN 9781555975753
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