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1 "One Small Fact"
2 The Journey to Himmel Street
3 New Parents and a New Home
4 Ilsa's Library
5 The Snow Fight
6 Learning to Read
7 Book Burning
8 "I Hate Hitler!"
9 Max and Liesel
10 The Train Station
11 Revealing the Secret
12 Foot Race
13 The Visitor at Himmel Street
14 Learning to Write
15 The Departure of Max
17 Rescuing the Book
18 Writing to Mama
19 Max Lives
20 Rudy is Taken
22 The Book Thief
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Sony Music is proud to announce the release of renowned composer John Williams' original motion picture soundtrack of The Book Thief, a moving film by Brian Percivalbased on the best-selling novel of the same name by Markus Zusak. The Book Thief tells the inspirational story of a spirited and courageous young girl who transforms the lives of everyone around her when she is sent to live with a foster family in World War II Germany. The film stars Academy Award®-winner Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech), and Emily Watson (Breaking the Waves). The young Canadian Sophie Nélisse takes on the role of their adoptive daughter Liesel.
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