All the Light We Cannot See - Part One: 1934: Chapters 9-31 Summary & Analysis

Anthony Doerr
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At the age of six, Marie-Laure LeBlanc is freckle faced and tall for her age. Knowing that his daughter is losing her eyesight, her father sends Marie-Leblanc on a tour of the National Museum of Natural History in Paris where he is employed. A month later, Marie is blind. Slowly, he teaches her how to get around their neighborhood. Later, at home, he uses a clock to describe where her food is, and afterward he continues to build the miniature neighborhood for her. On Marie-Laure’s ninth birthday, her father gives her a puzzle she solves quickly and a braille copy of Around The World In Eighty Days.

For a while, he is busier than usual and she is alone so she begins reading, and when at last she finishes, she returns to the first page and begins again. Her father...

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