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Winter's tale [electronic resource] / Mark Helprin.

Authors: Helprin, Mark.
Call number: eAudiobook
Publisher: North Kingstown : Sound Library, 2008.
Publication date: 2008.
Subject: Irish Americans -- Fiction.
Reincarnation -- Fiction.
Supernatural -- Fiction.
Burglars -- Fiction.
Upper West Side (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.
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Title: Winter's tale [electronic resource] / Mark Helprin.
Title added entry: Sound library.
Performer note: Read by Oliver Wyman.
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Duration: 27:48:22.
Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 399684 KB)
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Summary note: This is a book about the beauty and complexity of the human soul, about God, love, and justice, and yet you can lose yourself in it as if it were a dream. You will be transported to New York of the Belle Epoque, to a city clarified by a siege of unprecedented winters. One night, Peter Lake--orphan, master-mechanic, and master second-story man--attempts to rob a fortress-like mansion on the Upper West Side. Though he thinks the house is empty, the daughter of the house is home. Thus begins the affair between the middle-aged Irish burglar and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. Because of a love that at first he cannot fully understand, Peter, a simple and uneducated man, will be driven "to stop time and bring back the dead." His great struggle, in a city ever alight with its own energy and beset by winter, is a truly beautiful and extraordinary story.
Genre: Electronic audiobooks.
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Romance fiction.
Added author: Wyman, Oliver.
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Available in other form: Original
ISBN: 9780792753735 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
0792753739 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
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Bib No.: 1154729

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