The Resource Thief of glory : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer

Thief of glory : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer

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Thief of glory : a novel
Title
Thief of glory
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sigmund Brouwer
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Brouwer makes you live it....sharing each moment of an exotic and terrifying time and place in a gripping, personal way. "--Bodie and Brock Thoene, authors of Take this CupA boy coming of age in a time of warthe love that inspires him to survive. For ten year-old Jeremiah Prins, the life of privilege as the son of a school headmaster in the Dutch East Indies comes crashing to a halt in 1942 after the Japanese Imperialist invasion of the Southeast Pacific. Jeremiah takes on the responsibility of caring for his younger siblings when his father and older stepbrothers are separated from the rest of the family, and he is surprised by what life in the camp reveals about a woman he barely knows--his frail, troubled mother. Amidst starvation, brutality, sacrifice and generosity, Jeremiah draws on all of his courage and cunning to fill in the gap for his mother. Life in the camps is made more tolerable as Jeremiah's boyhood infatuation with his close friend Laura deepens into a friendship from which they both draw strength. When the darkest sides of humanity threaten to overwhelm Jeremiah and Laura, they reach for God's light and grace, shining through his people. Time and war will test their fortitude and the only thing that will bring them safely to the other side is the most enduring bond of all
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Title
Thief of glory
Creator
Summary
"This WWII drama is both exciting in its revelations and heart-rending in its truth about human nature and forgiveness"--
Subject
Genre
Tone
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Award
  • Alberta Readers' Choice Award, 2015.
  • Christy Award for Historical Romance Category, 2015.
  • Christy Award for Book of the Year, 2015.
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10342105
Cataloging source
RECBK
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3552.R6825
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
adult
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Sigmund Brouwer
Thief of glory : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer
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Thief of glory : a novel, Sigmund Brouwer
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http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=FAAE3171-3CE2-466E-BE4B-C06C26BF7DDA
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn883259128
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unknown
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Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307459244
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
EB00221386
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
FAAE3171-3CE2-466E-BE4B-C06C26BF7DDA

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