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Author: Vikas Swarup; Kerry Shale
Publisher: [Auburn, Calif.] : Audio Partners Pub., 2005.
Series: Audio editions.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A small prison cell in India holds an 18-year-old penniless waiter from a Mumbai slum. But Ram Mohammad Thomas isn't a criminal. He is under arrest for correctly answering 12 tricky trivia questions on the show Who Will Win a Billion? Reluctant to part with the jackpot of one billion rupees, the show directors bribe the police to arrest Ram, accusing him of cheating. For how else could a poor, uneducated orphan know  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)61321749
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Vikas Swarup; Kerry Shale
ISBN: 157270716X 9781572707160
OCLC Number: 85359390
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Abridged.
Duration: 6:08:35.
Performer(s): Read by Kerry Shale.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 88310 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Series Title: Audio editions.
Other Titles: Q and A
Responsibility: Vikas Swarup.

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A small prison cell in India holds an 18-year-old penniless waiter from a Mumbai slum. But Ram Mohammad Thomas isn't a criminal. He is under arrest for correctly answering 12 tricky trivia questions on the show Who Will Win a Billion? Reluctant to part with the jackpot of one billion rupees, the show directors bribe the police to arrest Ram, accusing him of cheating. For how else could a poor, uneducated orphan know so much: the name of the smallest planet, global capitals, and diplomatic policy? Ram is rescued by a lawyer who draws from him the always compelling, touching, and sometimes comic story of his life, explaining the source of his knowledge. An inspired performance by reader Kerry Shale captures the spirit of this off-beat novel, a blend of high comedy and touching melancholy.

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