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  • ISBN: 9789629545420 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 962954542X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 05 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Abridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Naxos : 1996.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by: Bill Homewood.
Summary, etc.:
After stealing bread to feed his starving sister, Jean is imprisoned. Upon his release, he returns to a life of crime until the benevolent Bishop Myriel takes him in. The Bishop encourages Jean to become an honest man and perform good deeds. Taking the Bishop's advice to heart, Jean exemplifies kindness by taking in the young, destitute Collette.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Paris (France) > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
France > Social life and customs > 19th century > Fiction.
Genre: Epic fiction.

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