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The shadow of the wind / Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves.

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos, 1964- (Author). Graves, Lucia. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Blair County Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Altoona Area Public Library RUI (Text) 33240003962753 Adult Fiction Available -
Hollidaysburg Area Public Library F Zaf (Text) 10HOL00030641Y Adult Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1594200106 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 486 pages ; cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2004.

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"Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julián Carax. But when he sets out to find the author’s other works, he makes a shocking discovery: someone has been systematically destroying every copy of every book Carax has written. In fact, Daniel may have the last of Carax’s books in existence. Soon Daniel’s seemingly innocent quest opens a door into one of Barcelona’s darkest secrets--an epic story of murder, madness, and doomed love."
Target Audience Note:
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Subject: Young men > Spain > Barcelona > Fiction.
Antiquarian booksellers > Spain > Barcelona > Fiction.
Mothers and sons > Spain > Barcelona > Fiction.
Widowers > Spain > Barcelona > Fiction.
Books > Spain > Barcelona > Fiction.
Rare books > Spain > Barcelona > Fiction.
Barcelona (Spain) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
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