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Funke, Cornelia Caroline.

The thief lord / Cornelia Funke ; [English translation, Oliver Latsch]. - Frome, Somerset : Chicken House, 2002. - 348 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm.

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Escaping the aunt who wants to adopt only one of them, two orphaned brothers run away from Hamburg to Venice, finding shelter with a gang of street children and their leader, the thirteen-year-old "Thief Lord, " while also eluding the detective hired to return them to Germany.


Translated from the German.

190343470X : L.12.99 1903434777(pbk.) : L.5.99

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Runaways--Fiction.
Robbers and outlaws--Fiction.
Brothers--Juvenile fiction.
Detectives--Juvenile fiction.
Orphans--Juvenile fiction.
Street children--Juvenile fiction.


Venice (Italy)--Juvenile fiction.
Italy--Fiction.

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