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The golden compass [electronic resource] : His Dark Materials Series, Book 1. Philip Pullman.

Pullman, Philip. (Author). Pullman, Philip. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780739345122 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2006.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Philip Pullman.
Summary, etc.: When Lyra and her daemon Pantalaimon decide to spy on a presentation her uncle, the commanding Lord Asriel, is making to the elders of Jordan College they have no idea that they will become witnesses to an attempted murder—and even less that they are taking the first steps in a journey that will lead them into danger and adventure unlike anything Lyra's unfettered imagination has conjured up. Though she has been reised at the college in an atmosphere of benign neglect that has allowed her to become a half-wild child of the streets, Lyra soon finds herself apprenticed to the elegant Mrs. Coulter—and in possession of a strange device called the alethiometer, a "golden compass" that reads not true worth, but truth itself. But truth is a precious commodity, and before long Lyra and Pan are running for their lives...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 12
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 296872 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Science Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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