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Markus Zusak

Biography

Markus Zusak

Markus Zusak is the author of I AM THE MESSENGER, a Printz Honor Book and LA Times Book Award Finalist and the international bestseller, THE BOOK THIEF, which has been translated into over thirty languages and has sold nine million copies around the world. He lives in Sydney, Australia, with his wife and children.

 

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Markus Zusak

Books by Markus Zusak

by Markus Zusak - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Living in Germany during World War II, young Liesel Meminger scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can't resist --- books. With the help of her accordion-playing foster father, she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids.