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When we were orphans : a novel

Author: Kazuo Ishiguro; John Rafter Lee
Publisher: [New York] : HarperAudio, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eAudiobook : Fiction : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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A masterful novel from one of the most admired writers of our time.Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to become a renowned detective, and more than 20 years later, returns to Shanghai to solve the mystery of the disappearances.Within the layers of the narrative told in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Audiobooks
Downloadable audio books
Fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Electronic audio books
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc., Sound recording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Kazuo Ishiguro; John Rafter Lee
ISBN: 9780060854317 0060854316
OCLC Number: 957162505
Performer(s): Read by John Lee.
Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file (10 hr., 53 min., 35 sec.)) : digital
Responsibility: Kazuo Ishiguro.

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A masterful novel from one of the most admired writers of our time.Christopher Banks, an English boy born in early-20th-century Shanghai, is orphaned at age nine when both his mother and father disappear under suspicious circumstances. He grows up to become a renowned detective, and more than 20 years later, returns to Shanghai to solve the mystery of the disappearances.Within the layers of the narrative told in Christopher's precise, slightly detached voice are revealed what he can't, or wont, see: that the simplest desires--a child's for his parents, a man's for understanding--may give rise to the most complicated truths.A feat of narrative skill and soaring imagination, When We Were Orphans is Kazuo Ishiguro at his brilliant best.Performed by John Lee

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