Akin

Akin

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2019 | Unabridged
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Noah Selvaggio is a retired chemistry professor and widower living on the Upper West Side, but born in the South of France. He is days away from his first visit back to Nice since he was a child, bringing with him a handful of puzzling photos he's discovered from his mother's wartime years. But he receives a call from social services: Noah is the closest available relative of an eleven-year-old great-nephew he's never met, who urgently needs someone to look after him. Out of a feeling of obligation, Noah agrees to take Michael along on his trip. Much has changed in this famously charming seaside mecca, still haunted by memories of the Nazi occupation. The unlikely duo, suffering from jet lag and culture shock, bicker about everything from steak fries to screen time. But Noah gradually comes to appreciate the boy's truculent wit, and Michael's ease with tech and sharp eye help Noah unearth troubling details about their family's past.
Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Audio, [2019]
Edition: Unabridged
Copyright Date: ℗2019
Branch Call Number: FICTION DON
Characteristics: 10 audio discs (11.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
digital
optical
audio file
CD audio
Additional Contributors: Culp, Jason - Narrator
ISBN: 9781549178207
1549178202

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