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Ed King : a novel

Auteur: David Guterson
Uitgever: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2011.
Editie/Formaat:   Gedrukt boek : Fictie : Engels : 1st edAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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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Genre/Vorm: Tragedies
Psychological fiction
Fiction
Genre: Fictie
Soort document Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: David Guterson
ISBN: 9780307271068 0307271064 9781408807477 1408807475
OCLC-nummer: 699763969
Opmerkingen: "This is a Borzoi book."
Beschrijving: 301 pages ; 25 cm
Inhoud: 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.
Verantwoordelijkheid: David Guterson.

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From the bestselling author of Snow Falling on Cedars, a dazzling, darkly funny, compulsively readable retelling of Sophocles's Oedipus Rex that takes us from the 1962 Seattle World's Fair to the  Meer lezen...

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