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Old Goriot

Author: Honoré de Balzac; David Case; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Balzac's great theme was money, and he explored its uses and abuses with all the particularity of the masterful poet he was. Old Goriot, betrayed by rapacious daughters, and Rastignac, an ambitious provincial youth alive to his opportunities, form the twin foci around wich the grasping Parisian society of the 1820's revolves, in this, his most economical and universally loved novel"--Cassette container.
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Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books
Audiobooks
Fiction
History
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Source record:
Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850.
Old Goriot.
Ashland, Ore. : Blackstone Audiobooks, ©2000
(OCoLC)47067928
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Honoré de Balzac; David Case; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781441784643 1441784640
OCLC Number: 708377278
Notes: Unabridged.
Audio file.
Title from image on Web page (viewed Mar. 24, 2011).
Previously released on audio cassette, 2000.
Performer(s): Read by Frederick Davidson.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
Other Titles: Père Goriot.
Responsibility: Honoré de Balzac.

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"Balzac's great theme was money, and he explored its uses and abuses with all the particularity of the masterful poet he was. Old Goriot, betrayed by rapacious daughters, and Rastignac, an ambitious provincial youth alive to his opportunities, form the twin foci around wich the grasping Parisian society of the 1820's revolves, in this, his most economical and universally loved novel"--Cassette container.

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