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A gentleman in Moscow BOOKABLE DISCUSSION COMPACT DISC : a novel, Amor Towles

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A gentleman in Moscow BOOKABLE DISCUSSION COMPACT DISC : a novel
Title
A gentleman in Moscow BOOKABLE DISCUSSION COMPACT DISC
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Amor Towles
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Language
eng
Summary
""In all ways a great novel, a nonstop pleasure brimming with charm, personal wisdom, and philosophic insight.this book more than fulfills the promise of Towles' stylish debut, Rules of Civility." - Kirkus Reviews (starred) From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility--a transporting novel about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel With his breakout debut novel, Rules of Civility, Amor Towles established himself as a master of absorbing, sophisticated fiction, bringing late 1930s Manhattan to life with splendid atmosphere and a flawless command of style. Readers and critics were enchanted; as NPR commented, "Towles writes with grace and verve about the mores and manners of a society on the cusp of radical change." A Gentleman in Moscow immerses us in another elegantly drawn era with the story of Count Alexander Rostov. When, in 1922, he is deemed an unrepentant aristocrat by a Bolshevik tribunal, the count is sentenced to house arrest in the Metropol, a grand hotel across the street from the Kremlin. Rostov, an indomitable man of erudition and wit, has never worked a day in his life, and must now live in an attic room while some of the most tumultuous decades in Russian history are unfolding outside the hotel's doors. Unexpectedly, his reduced circumstances provide him a doorway into a much larger world of emotional discovery. Brimming with humor, a glittering cast of characters, and one beautifully rendered scene after another, this singular novel casts a spell as it relates the count's endeavor to gain a deeper understanding of what it means to be a man of purpose"--
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fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Nicholas Guy Smith
Series statement
  • ADM adult book discussion
  • Bookable discussion compact disc
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Label
A gentleman in Moscow BOOKABLE DISCUSSION COMPACT DISC : a novel, Amor Towles
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Compact discs
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unknown
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audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
14 audio discs (17 hr., 53 min.)
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not applicable
Isbn
9780735288522
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6023
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unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
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not applicable
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Label
A gentleman in Moscow BOOKABLE DISCUSSION COMPACT DISC : a novel, Amor Towles
Publication
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
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
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
14 audio discs (17 hr., 53 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735288522
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
PRHA 6023
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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