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The high mountains of portugal [electronic resource] : A Novel. Yann Martel.

Martel, Yann. (Author). Bramhall, Mark. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780147522887 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (9 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, 2016.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Mark Bramhall.
Summary, etc.: "Pack your bags: Fifteen years after The Life of Pi, Yann Martel is taking us on another long journey. Fans of his Man Booker Prize–winning novel will recognize familiar themes from that seafaring phenomenon, but the itinerary in this imaginative new book is entirely fresh. . . . Martel's writing has never been more charming."—Ron Charles, The Washington PostIn Lisbon in 1904, a young man named Tomás discovers an old journal. It hints at the existence of an extraordinary artifact that—if he can find it—would redefine history. Traveling in one of Europe's earliest automobiles, he sets out in search of this strange treasure. Thirty-five years later, a Portuguese pathologist devoted to the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie finds himself at the center of a mystery of his own and drawn into the consequences of Tomás's quest. Fifty years on, a Canadian senator takes refuge in his ancestral village in...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 306266 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Literature.
Genre: Electronic books.

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