The American (unabridged)

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Henry James

The American

Read by Adam Sims

unabridged

Self-made American millionaire Christopher Newman arrives in Paris brimming with hope and optimism, excited to experience the culture and, hopefully, find the perfect woman to become his wife. After a chance encounter with American expatriate friends his attention is drawn to Madame de Cintré, 25-year-old widowed daughter of the late Marquis de Bellegarde. Having fallen on hard times, the centuries-old aristocratic family permits Newman’s courtship to proceed; however, they later persuade the widow to break off her engagement to the nouveau-riche businessman. When Newman finds himself in possession of a dark secret that threatens to destroy the Bellegarde family, he must decide whether to keep to his principles or exact his revenge.

  • Running Time: 14 h 13 m

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    Digital ISBN:978-1-78198-326-3
    Cat. no.:NA0466
    Produced by:John Foley
    Edited by:Nikki Ruck
    BISAC:FIC004000
    BIC:FC
    Released:September 2020
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