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The Giver

The Giver (Audio cassette / Audio, New title)

By Lowry, Lois
Read by Rifkin, Ron

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Jonas's world is perfect. Everything is under control. There is no war or fear or pain. There are no choices. Now, Jonas is singled out to receive special training from The Giver. The Giver alone holds the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. Now it's time for Jonas to... read full description below.

ISBN 9780807262030
Published 1 May 2004 by Random House
Format Audio cassette/Audio, New title
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ISBN-13 9780807262030
ISBN-10 080726203X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Random House US Audio
Publication Date 1 May 2004
International Publication Date 27 February 2001
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio cassette/Audio, New title
Edition New title
Author(s) By Lowry, Lois
Read by Rifkin, Ron
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 4
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 161mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 159g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Science fiction, Children's audiobooks, Audiobooks (Unabridged)
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 302471

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Description of this Book

Read by Ron Rifkin 4 hours, 48 minutes 4 CD's December is the time of the annual Ceremony at which each twelve-year-old receives a life assignment determined by the Elders. Jonas watches his friend Fiona named Caretaker of the Old and his cheerful pal Asher labeled the Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for something special. When his selection leads him to an unnamed man-the man called only the Giver-he begins to sense the dark secrets that underlie the fragile perfection of his world.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A powerful and provacative novel. <br>-- The New York Times <p> From the Paperback edition.

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Author's Bio

Ron Rifkin has appeared in the films Wolf and JFK, starred on Broadway in Arthur Miller's Broken Glass and has played recurring roles on television in the series The Trials of Rosie O'Neill and the award-winning drama series ER.

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