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Fall of giants: first in the Century trilogy

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Century trilogy volume 1.
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Ken Follett's magnificent new historical epic begins as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage. A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man's world in the mining pits. . . . An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House. . . . A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Maud Fitzherbert herself crosses deep into forbidden territory when she falls in love with a German spy. . . . And two orphaned Russian brothers embark on radically different paths when their plan to emigrate to America falls afoul of war, conscription, and revolution. From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families--and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again. . . . Look out for Ken's newest book, A Column of Fire , available now.
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9780525951650
9780307737397
9780451232571
9780142428276
9781101977750
9781616570804
9781410475473
9781101543559
UPC:
9780142428276
Reading Level:
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Level 6.2, 52 Points
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Full title fall of giants
Author follett ken
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
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Ken Follett's magnificent new historical epic begins, as five interrelated families move through the momentous dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women's suffrage.

A thirteen-year-old Welsh boy enters a man's world in the mining pits....An American law student rejected in love finds a surprising new career in Woodrow Wilson's White House.... A housekeeper for the aristocratic Fitzherberts takes a fateful step above her station, while Lady Maud Fitzherbert herself crosses deep into forbidden territory when she falls in love with a German spy....And two orphaned Russian brothers embark on radically different paths when their plan to emigrate to America falls afoul of war, conscription, and revolution.

From the dirt and danger of a coal mine to the glittering chandeliers of a palace, from the corridors of power to the bedrooms of the mighty, Fall of Giants takes us into the inextricably entangled fates of five families—and into a century that we thought we knew, but that now will never seem the same again....

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series Century trilogy
series_with_volume Century trilogy|1
subject_facet Audiobooks, Coal mines and mining -- Wales -- History -- Fiction, Epic fiction, English, Germany -- History -- 1918-1933 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- George V, 1910-1936 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, English, Large type books, Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Fiction, Twentieth century -- Fiction, United States -- History -- 1913-1921 -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction
title_display Fall of giants
title_full Fall of Giants The Century Trilogy, Book 1, Fall of giants / Ken Follett, Fall of giants [sound recording] / Ken Follett, Fall of giants [sound recording] : first in the Century trilogy / by Ken Follett, Fall of giants [text (large print)] / By Ken Follett
title_short Fall of giants
title_sub first in the Century trilogy
topic_facet Audiobooks, Coal mines and mining, Epic fiction, English, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, English, History, Large type books, Social life and customs, Twentieth century, World War, 1914-1918
upc 9780142428276