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The high mountains of portugal : 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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