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The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
by Jonas Jonasson and Rachel Willson-Broyles


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A picaresque tale of how one person's actions can have far-reaching--even global--consequences, from the author of the bestselling novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

In a tiny shack in the largest township in South Africa, Nombeko Mayeki is born.  Read more...


 
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Overview

A picaresque tale of how one person's actions can have far-reaching--even global--consequences, from the author of the bestselling novel The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

In a tiny shack in the largest township in South Africa, Nombeko Mayeki is born. Poor and orphaned, she quickly learns that the world expects her to die young. But Nombeko has grander plans. Little does this cunning and fearless girl know that soon she will steal a fortune in diamonds, outwit a mad scientist kidnapper, travel across the world, fall in with a pair of diabolical assassins, and ultimately save a king--and possibly the world.

Jonas Jonasson tackles issues ranging from the pervasiveness of racism to the dangers of absolute power in a charming and hilarious story. In the inimitable voice that has earned him legions of fans the world over, he gives us another rollicking tale of how even the smallest of decisions can ripple out into the world.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780062329141
  • ISBN-10: 0062329146
  • Publisher: Ecco Press
  • Publish Date: April 2015
  • Page Count: 400
  • Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.2 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.6 pounds


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