A Tale of the SeaboardDownloadable Audiobook - 2011
One of the greatest political novels in any language, Nostromo reenacts the establishment of modern capitalism in a remote South American province locked between the Andes and the Pacific. In Sulaco, a harbor town in the imaginary South American republic of Costaguana, a vivid cast of characters is caught up in a civil war to decide whether its fabulously wealthy silver mine, funded by American money but owned by a third-generation English immigrant, can be preserved from the hands of venal politicians. Greed and corruption seep into the lives of everyone, and Nostromo, the principled foreman of the mine, is tested to the limit.
Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : Made available through hoopla, 2011
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 30 min.)) : digital