The Resource Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer

Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer

Label
Heads you win
Title
Heads you win
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Archer
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leningrad, Russia, 1968. 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 realise 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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10738526
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Archer, Jeffrey
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Fate and fatalism
  • Assassination
  • Immigrants
  • Immigrants
  • Families
  • Russians
  • Russians
Target audience
adult
Label
Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064205454
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
731 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432858988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Heads you win, Jeffrey Archer
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064205454
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
731 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432858988
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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