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  • ISBN: 0786138459 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 9780786138456 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
  • Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audiobooks, 2005.

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General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 16:45:13.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Christopher Lane.
Summary, etc.:
Nicholai Hel born in the ravages of World War I China to an aristocratic Russian mother and a mysterious German father, raised in the spiritual gardens of a Japanese Go Master, he survives the destruction of Hiroshima to emerge as the world's most artful lover and its most accomplished--and highly paid assassin. Genius, mystic, master of language and culture, Hel's secret is his determination to attain a rare kind of personal excellence, a state of effortless perfection ... Shibumi. Now living in an isolated mountain fortress with his magnificent Eurasian mistress--He'll faces his most sinister enemy--a supermonolith of espionage and monopoly. The battle lines are drawn. Ruthless power and corruption on one side and on the other ... Shibumi.
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 240794 KB; MP3 file size: 471685 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Assassins > Fiction.
Fugitives from justice > Fiction.
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Genre: Suspense fiction.

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