The Resource Amnesty : A novel., Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)

Amnesty : A novel., Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)

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Amnesty : A novel.
Title
Amnesty
Title remainder
A novel.
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Aravind Adiga
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Language
eng
Summary
A riveting, suspenseful and exuberant novel from the bestselling, Man Booker Prize–winning author of The White Tiger and Selection Day about a young illegal immigrant who must decide whether to report crucial information about a murder—and thereby risk deportation. Danny—formerly Dhananjaya Rajaratnam—is an illegal immigrant in Sydney, Australia, denied refugee status after he fled from Sri Lanka. Working as a cleaner, living out of a grocery storeroom, for three years he's been trying to create a new identity for himself. And now, with his beloved vegan girlfriend, Sonja, with his hidden accent and highlights in his hair, he is as close as he has ever come to living a normal life. But then one morning, Danny learns a female client of his has been murdered. The deed was done with a knife, at a creek he'd been to with her before; and a jacket was left at the scene, which he believes belongs to another of his clients—a doctor with whom Danny knows the woman was having an affair. Suddenly Danny is confronted with a choice: Come forward with his knowledge about the crime and risk being deported? Or say nothing, and let justice go undone? Over the course of this day, evaluating the weight of his past, his dreams for the future, and the unpredictable, often absurd reality of living invisibly and undocumented, he must wrestle with his conscience and decide if a person without rights still has responsibilities. Propulsive, insightful, and full of Aravind Adiga's signature wit and magic, Amnesty is both a timeless moral struggle and a universal story with particular urgency today
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Adiga, Aravind
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Narrator: Vikas Adam
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Adam, Vikas
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
Amnesty : A novel., Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (8 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781797100852
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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  • s
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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ODN0004814933
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 241334 KB)
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not applicable
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Label
Amnesty : A novel., Aravind Adiga, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (8 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781797100852
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4af982d7-5ed9-4f43-8f8a-1505207e585e
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System control number
ODN0004814933
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 241334 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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