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The Giver

Lois Lowry


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PUBLISHED: 27th February 2001
ISBN: 9780807262030
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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 teh Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for somthing 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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  • Compact Disc
    $42.00
PUBLISHED: 27th February 2001
ISBN: 9780807262030
ANNOTATION:
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 teh Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for somthing 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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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 teh Assistant Director of Recreation. But Jonas has been chosen for somthing 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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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.

Author Biography

Lois Lowry is known for her versatility and invention as a writer. She was born in Hawaii and grew up in New York, Pennsylvania, and Japan. After several years at Brown University, she turned to her family and to writing. She is the author of more than thirty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. She has received countless honors, among them the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award, the California Young Reader's Medal, and the Mark Twain Award. She received Newbery Medals for two of her novels, NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER. Her fir

Review

"A powerful and provacative novel." -- The New York Times

Product Details

Author
Lois Lowry
Short Title
GIVER 4D
Language
English
ISBN-10
080726203X
ISBN-13
9780807262030
Media
Audio Product
Format
Compact Disc
Year
2001
Publication Date
2001-02-28
Country of Publication
United States
Playing time
297
Residence
Cambridge, MA, US
Audience Age
11-14
Pages
4
Publisher
Listening Library (Audio)
Narrator
Ron Rifkin