The glass hotel [sound recording] : a novel / Emily St. John Mandel.

By: Mandel, Emily St. John, 1979- [author.]Contributor(s): Moore, Dylan (Dylan Christina) [narrator.]Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: New York, New York : Random House Audio, an imprint of the Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group, [2020]Copyright date: ©2020Edition: UnabridgedDescription: 9 audio discs (10 1/2 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 inContent type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9780525596677 :; 0525596674 :Subject(s): Missing persons -- Fiction | Ponzi schemes -- New York (State) -- Fiction | Ships -- Fiction | Hotels -- Fiction | Vancouver Island (B.C.) -- Fiction | British Columbia -- Fiction | Canada -- FictionGenre/Form: Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Novels. | Audiobooks.DDC classification: 813/.6 LOC classification: PR9199.4.M3347 | G53 2020abRead by Dylan Moore.Summary: Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day, Vincent's half-brother, Paul, scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: 'Why don't you swallow broken glass.' Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis, sees the note from the hotel bar and is shaken to his core. Thirteen years later Vincent mysteriously disappears from the deck of a Neptune-Avramidis ship. Weaving together the lives of these characters, the story moves between the ship, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the wilderness of northern Vancouver Island, painting a breathtaking picture of greed and guilt, fantasy and delusion, art and the ghosts of the pasts.
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Vincent is a bartender at the Hotel Caiette, a five-star glass and cedar palace on an island in British Columbia. Jonathan Alkaitis works in finance and owns the hotel. When he passes Vincent his card with a tip, it's the beginning of their life together. That same day, Vincent's half-brother, Paul, scrawls a note on the windowed wall of the hotel: 'Why don't you swallow broken glass.' Leon Prevant, a shipping executive for a company called Neptune-Avramidis, sees the note from the hotel bar and is shaken to his core. Thirteen years later Vincent mysteriously disappears from the deck of a Neptune-Avramidis ship. Weaving together the lives of these characters, the story moves between the ship, the skyscrapers of Manhattan, and the wilderness of northern Vancouver Island, painting a breathtaking picture of greed and guilt, fantasy and delusion, art and the ghosts of the pasts.

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