The man in the box

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Riverhead Books, Jan 1, 1998 - Fiction - 260 pages
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To 13-year-old Niki Lukasser, World War II seems very far away. Then a man appears at the Lukassers' door, a doctor who had saved Niki's life, a Jew--now asking to be hidden. "As in the diary of Anne Frank, the blend of confinement, sexual awakening, and cruelty in this novel makes for a potent and unblinking coming-of-age tale".--"The New Yorker". Targeted print features.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

First-novelist Moran, who edits W magazine, has chosen an unconventional debut subject: a childhood encounter with the shadow of Nazism and the consequences of ethnic prejudice, set in Austria during ... Read full review

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

This is a touching novel that will bring you to look up Moran's other work. It is more character-driven than plot driven, but you'll enjoy the telling of the story. If you're simply looking for a ... Read full review


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