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Ed King : a novel

Autore: David Guterson
Editore: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Edizione/Formato:   book_printbook : Fiction : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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When a mild-mannered actuary sleeps with the sexy British au pair who's taking care of his children in Seattle in 1962, he sets in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted and adored, grows up to be Edward Aaron King, a billionaire Internet tycoon and international celebrity-- who unknowingly hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape.
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Genere/forma: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Tragedies
Tipo materiale: Fiction
Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David Guterson
ISBN: 9780307271068 0307271064 9781408807477 1408807475
Numero OCLC: 699763969
Note: "This is a Borzoi book."
Descrizione: 301 p. ; 25 cm.
Contenuti: In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, takes a risk of his own and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy, not-quite-legal British au pair who's taking care of his children for the summer. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted by an adoring family, becomes Edward Aaron King, and grows up to become a billionaire Internet tycoon and an international celebrity --
the King of Search --
who unknowingly, but inexorably, hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape.
Responsabilità: David Guterson.

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When a mild-mannered actuary sleeps with the sexy British au pair who's taking care of his children in Seattle in 1962, he sets in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted and adored, grows up to be Edward Aaron King, a billionaire Internet tycoon and international celebrity-- who unknowingly hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape.

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