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The Resource The ventriloquists : a novel, by E.R. Ramzipoor

The ventriloquists : a novel, by E.R. Ramzipoor

Label
The ventriloquists : a novel
Title
The ventriloquists
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by E.R. Ramzipoor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Brussels, 1943. Twelve-year-old street orphan Helene survives by living as a boy and selling copies of the country's most popular newspaper, Le Soir, now turned into Nazi propaganda. Helene's world changes when she befriends a rogue journalist, Marc Aubrion, who draws her into a secret network that publishes dissident underground newspapers. The Nazis track down Aubrion's team and give them an impossible choice: turn the resistance newspapers into a Nazi propaganda bomb that will sway public opinion against the Allies, or be killed. Faced with no decision at all, Aubrion has a brilliant idea. While pretending to do the Nazis' bidding, they will instead publish a fake edition of Le Soir that pokes fun at Hitler and Stalin - daring to laugh in the face of their oppressors. The ventriloquists have agreed to die for a joke, and they have only eighteen days to tell it." -- Back cover
Summary
A tale based on true events finds a misfit journalist, a forger and a street urchin joining a band of resistance fighters who risk their lives to publish a satiric newspaper mocking the Nazis
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10795324
Cataloging source
NSL
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Ramzipoor, E. R
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Newspapers
  • Street children
  • Journalists
  • Underground newspapers
  • Brussels (Belgium)
Target audience
adult
Label
The ventriloquists : a novel, by E.R. Ramzipoor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Inspired by the incredible true story of courage and resistance". -- Front cover
  • "The Nazis stole their voices. But they could not be silenced." -- Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066167250
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Australian paperback edition 2019.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9781489286574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1124770795
Label
The ventriloquists : a novel, by E.R. Ramzipoor
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Inspired by the incredible true story of courage and resistance". -- Front cover
  • "The Nazis stole their voices. But they could not be silenced." -- Back cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066167250
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Australian paperback edition 2019.
Extent
467 pages
Isbn
9781489286574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)1124770795

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