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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Blackstone Audio Inc
Publication date April 1, 2013
Binding CD/Spoken Word
Edition Unabridged
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781441784612
ISBN-10 1441784616
Dimensions 1.25 by 5.75 by 6 in.
Weight 0.60 lbs.
Original list price $29.95
Other format details audio
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Balzac's universally loved novel explores the great theme of money and its effect on the human character. Old Goriot is a lodger at Madame Vanquer's Parisian boardinghouse. At first, his wealth inspires respect, but as his circumstances are reduced, he is gradually shunned by the others. He moves into smaller and less desirable rooms in the house, and soon his only remaining visitors are two beautiful young women. The mystery as to who they are and what is happening to Goriot's fortune involves several other boarders, including Eugene Rastignac, an ambitious youth who hopes to rise in society. With its complicities and alliances, mysteries and betrayals, passions and ambitions, the house becomes a microcosm of the grasping Parisian society of the 1820s--a perfect setting for Balzac's masterful portrayal of la comedie humaine, the whole comedic parade of human life.

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Paperback
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from Createspace Independent Pub (December 20, 2013)
9781494749842 | details & prices | 32 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.08 in. | List price $8.99
This edition also contains Old Goriot, Old Goriot
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CD/Spoken Word
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Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (April 1, 2013)
9781441784612 | details & prices | 5.75 × 6.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $29.95
This edition also contains Old Goriot, Old Goriot
About: Balzac's universally loved novel explores the great theme of money and its effect on the human character.
Unabridged edition from Blackstone Audio Inc (March 20, 2011)
9781441784605 | details & prices | 7.25 × 7.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.70 lbs | List price $100.00
About: [Audio CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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