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The great alone

Autore: Kristin Hannah; Julia Whelan
Pubblicazione: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018.
Edizione/Formato:   eAudiolibro : Fiction : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The newest audiobook sensation from Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of The Nightingale. This program is read by acclaimed narrator Julia Whelan, whose enchanting voice brought Gone Girl and Fates and Furies to life. Alaska, 1974. Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed. For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival. Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/formato: Audiobooks
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Electronic audio books
Tipo materiale: Fiction, Audio libro, ecc., Registrazione sonora, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Risorsa Internet, Computer file, Registrazione sonora
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Kristin Hannah; Julia Whelan
ISBN: 9781427287540 1427287546
Numero OCLC: 1027056918
Note: Electronic audio file.
Interprete(i): Read by Julia Whelan.
Descrizione: 1 online resource (1 sound file) : digital
Responsabilità: Kristin Hannah.
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The newest audiobook sensation from Kristin Hannah, bestselling author of The Nightingale. This program is read by acclaimed narrator Julia Whelan, whose enchanting voice brought Gone Girl and Fates and Furies to life. Alaska, 1974. Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed. For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival. Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier. Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if means following him into the unknown. At first, Alaska seems to be the answer to their prayers. In a wild, remote corner of the state, they find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women. The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the Allbrights’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources. But as winter approaches and darkness descends on Alaska, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates and the family begins to fracture. Soon the perils outside pale in comparison to threats from within. In their small cabin, covered in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own. In the wild, there is no one to save them but themselves. In this unforgettable portrait of human frailty and resilience, Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska--a place of incomparable beauty and danger. The Great Alone is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.

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