The Resource Fall of giants, Ken Follett

Fall of giants, Ken Follett

Label
Fall of giants
Title
Fall of giants
Statement of responsibility
Ken Follett
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Subject
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Language
eng
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Summary
This is a huge novel that follows five families through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women. It is 1911. The Coronation Day of King George V. The Williams, a Welsh coal-mining family, is linked by romance and enmity to the Fitzherberts, aristocratic coal-mine owners. Lady Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German Embassy in London. Their destiny is entangled with that of an ambitious young aide to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson and to two orphaned Russian brothers, whose plans to emigrate to America fall foul of war, conscription and revolution. In a plot of unfolding drama and intriguing complexity, "Fall of Giants" moves seamlessly from Washington to St Petersburg, from the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty.
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Character
Award
Goodreads Choice Award, 2010.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
355851
Cataloging source
DLC
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Follett, Ken
Dewey number
823.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Century trilogy
Series volume
0001
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  • Coal mines and mining
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett
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Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
851 p.
Isbn
9780230710078
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780230710078
Label
Fall of giants, Ken Follett
Publication
Note
Maps on endpapers
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
851 p.
Isbn
9780230710078
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
maps
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780230710078

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