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Author Rachman, Tom, author.

Title The rise & fall of great powers [electronic resource] : a novel / Tom Rachman.

Publication Info. [New York] : Books on Tape, 2014.


Edition Unabridged.
Description 1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 50 min., 32 sec.)) : digital
Playing Time 145032
Description spoken word spw rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Performer Read by Penelope Rawlins.
Summary Tooly Zylberberg, the American owner of an isolated bookshop in the Welsh countryside, conducts a life full of reading, but with few human beings. Books are safer than people, who might ask awkward questions about her life. She prefers never to mention the strange events of her youth, which mystify and worry her still. Taken from home as a girl, Tooly found herself spirited away by a group of seductive outsiders, implicated in capers from Asia to Europe to the United States. But who were her abductors? Why did they take her? What did they really want? There was Humphrey, the curmudgeonly Russian with a passion for books; there was the charming but tempestuous Sarah; and there was Venn, the charismatic leader whose worldview transformed Tooly forever. Until, quite suddenly, he vanished. Years later, Tooly believes she will never know the true story of her own life. Then startling news arrives from a long-lost boyfriend, raising old mysteries and propelling her on a quest around the world in search for answers.
Note Description based on vendor-supplied metadata.
Subject Women booksellers -- Fiction.
Americans -- Wales -- Fiction.
Early memories -- Fiction.
Self-actualization (Psychology) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.
Added Author Rawlins, Penelope, narrator.
Added Title Rise and fall of great powers
ISBN 9780804164603 (electronic audio bk.)
0804164606 (electronic audio bk.)

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