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Ed King : [a novel]

Author: David Guterson; Arthur Morey
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Books on Tape : Random House Audio ; Prince Frederick, MD : Distributed by Recorded Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, "a guy who weighs risk for a living", 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Tragedies
Audiobooks
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: David Guterson; Arthur Morey
ISBN: 9780307939401 0307939405
OCLC Number: 742596207
Notes: Compact discs.
Subtitle from container.
Performer(s): Read by Arthur Morey.
Description: 12 sound discs (14 hr., 48 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: David Guterson.

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In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary, "a guy who weighs risk for a living", 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.

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