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The Giver
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The Giver

Written by Lois LowryAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Lois Lowry
Read by Ron RifkinAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ron Rifkin
| Listening Library (Audio) | Unabridged Compact Disc | February 2001 | $29.95 | 978-0-8072-6203-0 (0-8072-6203-X)
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ABOUT 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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"A powerful and provacative novel.”
-- The New York Times


From the Paperback edition.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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.