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1984

Author: George Orwell; Richard Brown; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: Ashland Blackstone Audio, Inc. 1991.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1984 depicts a gray world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, quashing freedom in a totalitarian world, where news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live by rote. Dissidents are disciplined into being willing tools of their masters. Winston Smith lives in this social system where surveillance, brainwashing, and execution are the state's tools for erasing personal  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: George Orwell; Richard Brown; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781433239564 1433239566
OCLC Number: 664093727
Notes: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 11:25:49.
Number of tracks: 11.
Performer(s): Read by Richard Brown.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile) (file size: 321860 KB).

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1984 depicts a gray world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, quashing freedom in a totalitarian world, where news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live by rote. Dissidents are disciplined into being willing tools of their masters. Winston Smith lives in this social system where surveillance, brainwashing, and execution are the state's tools for erasing personal will. His foray into passion ends with his arrest by the Thought Police and challenges him to be a hero.

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