The Cardturner

The Cardturner

By: Louis Sachar (author)Audio Book

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Description

When Alton's ageing, blind uncle asks him to attend bridge games with him, he agrees. After all, it's better than a crappy summer job in the local shopping mall, and Alton's mother thinks it might secure their way to a good inheritance sometime in the future. But, like all apparently casual choices in any of Louis Sachar's wonderful books, this choice soon turns out to be a lot more complex than Alton could ever have imagined. As his relationship with his uncle develops, and he meets the very attractive Toni, deeply buried secrets are uncovered and a romance that spans decades is finally brought to a conclusion. Alton's mother is in for a surprise!

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About Author

Louis Sachar lives in Austin, Texas, where he writes his novels and plays quite a lot of bridge. His novel Holes has sold over 1.5 million copies in the Bloomsbury edition alone and Louis is the recipient of many of the world's most well-regarded book prizes, including the National Book Award and the Newbery Award. Holes was the first Liverpool City Read title and won the Sheffield Book Award in the UK.

Product Details

  • publication date: 07/06/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781408811504
  • Format: Audio Book
  • ID: 9781408811504
  • ISBN10: 1408811502

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