The Resource Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer ; read by Richard Armitage

Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer ; read by Richard Armitage

Label
Heads you win
Title
Heads you win
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Archer ; read by Richard Armitage
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape from Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they are confronted with an irreversible choice: should they board a container ship bound for America, or Great Britain? Alexander leaves that choice to the toss of a coin. In a single moment, a double twist decides Alexander's future. During an epic tale of fate and fortune, spanning two continents and thirty years, we follow his triumphs and defeats as he struggles as an immigrant to conquer his new world. As this unique story unfolds, Alexander comes to realize where his destiny lies, and accepts that he must face the past he left behind in Russia
Summary
Follows a 1968 Russian teen who escapes an oppressive life in Leningrad and is forced to choose between parallel lives in London and New York
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10756157
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Archer, Jeffrey
Dewey number
823.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Richard Armitage
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Armitage, Richard
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Assassination
  • Survival
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Families
  • Fate and fatalism
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer ; read by Richard Armitage
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged audio edition.
Extent
13 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427299222
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer ; read by Richard Armitage
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged audio edition.
Extent
13 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427299222
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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