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The goldfinch

Author: Donna Tartt; David Pittu
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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"A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother; a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Bildungsromans
Suspense fiction
Fiction
Bildungstromans
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Tartt; David Pittu
ISBN: 9781600247118 1600247113 9781478980476 1478980478
OCLC Number: 854900234
Notes: Title from web page.
Compact discs.
Duration: 32:30:00.
Credits: Produced and directed by Cheryl Smith ; recorded by Jared O'Connell.
Performer(s): Read by David Pittu.
Description: 26 audio discs (1950 min.) ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Donna Tartt.

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"A young boy in New York City, Theo Decker, miraculously survives an accident that takes the life of his mother. Alone and abandoned by his father, Theo is taken in by a friend's family and struggles to make sense of his new life. In the years that follow, he becomes entranced by one of the few things that reminds him of his mother; a small, mysteriously captivating painting that ultimately draws Theo into the art underworld. As an adult, Theo moves silkily between the drawing rooms of the rich and the dusty labyrinth of an antiques store where he works. He is alienated and in love--and at the center of a narrowing, ever more dangerous circle. The Goldfinch is a mesmerizing, stay-up-all-night and tell-all-your-friends triumph, an old-fashioned story of loss and obsession, survival and self-invention, and the ruthless machinations of fate."--Publisher's description.

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