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Mosher, Richard.
New York : Clarion, 2001.
ISBN 06181355340
Zazoo is almost 14 years old.  She was born in Viet Nam but adopted by a Frenchman after her parents were killed by a landmine.  She lives beside a canal in Burgundy with an old man named Grand-Pierre.  He operates the lock on the canal.  One day when Zazoo is out in her boat, she sees a boy watching her.  He is from Paris and has bicycled to the canal.  He asks questions about a local man but will not tell Zazoo why he is interested in the local pharmacist.  What Zazoo cannot know is how young Marias will change her life forever.  He has the key to secrets that have been locked away for many years.  What secrets is the pharmacist keeping?  And how does Grand-Pierre fit into them?
SUBJECTS:     Secrets -- Fiction.
                        Love -- Fiction.
                        Vietnamese -- France -- Fiction.
                        Grandfathers -- Fiction.
                        Orphans -- Fiction.
                        France -- Fiction.


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