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The Resource Heads You Win

Heads You Win

Label
Heads You Win
Title
Heads You Win
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Archer
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This program is read by acclaimed English actor Richard Armitage.Leningrad, Russia, 1968. From an early age it is clear that Alexander Karpenko is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, Alexander and his mother will have to escape Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they have an irreversible choice: board a container ship bound for America or one bound for Great Britain. Alexander leaves the choice to a toss of a coin...In a single moment, a double twist decides Alexander's future. During an epic tale, spanning two continents and thirty years, we follow Alexander through triumph and defeat as he sets out on parallel lives as Alex in New York and Sasha in London. As this unique story unfolds, both come to realize that to find their destiny they must face the past they left behind as Alexander in Russia.With a final twist that will shock even his most ardent fans, this is international #1 bestseller Jeffrey Archer's most ambitious and creative work since Kane and Abel
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
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Audio
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technical information on music
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Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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1940-
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  • Archer, Jeffrey
  • Armitage, Richard
Dewey number
823.914
PerformerNote
Narrated by Richard Armitage
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Macmillan Audio (Firm)
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Heads You Win
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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electronic
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True
Isbn
9781427299215
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not applicable
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other
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True
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unknown
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Heads You Win
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ad4b52b8-5733-48f2-8063-c217239774f4
Dimensions
not applicable
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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True
Isbn
9781427299215
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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other
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True
Special playback characteristics
unknown
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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not applicable
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not applicable

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