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Ed King

(2011)
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A sizzling, darkly funny, propulsive new novel - his most daring yet - by the author of Snow Falling on Cedars: a sweeping, dazzling story of destiny, desire, and destruction.

In Seattle, 1962, Walter Cousins, a mild-mannered actuary - 'a guy who weighs risk for a living' - takes a risk of his own, and makes the biggest error of his life. He sleeps with Diane, the sexy, not-quite-legal British au pair who's taking care of his children for the summer. Diane gets pregnant and leaves their baby on a doorstep, but not before turning the tables on Walter and setting in motion a tragedy of epic proportions. Their orphaned child, adopted by an adoring family, becomes Edward Aaron King, and grows up to become a billionaire Internet tycoon and an international celebrity - the King of Search - who unknowingly, but inexorably, hurtles through life toward a fate he may have no power to shape.

A thrilling reimagining of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex: a riveting new novel that brings a contemporary urgency to one of the greatest stories of all time.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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October 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Ed King
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 0-307-27106-4 / 978-0-307-27106-8 (USA edition)
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October 2011 : UK Hardback

Title: Ed King
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 1-4088-0390-9 / 978-1-4088-0390-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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August 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ed King
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 1-4088-2199-0 / 978-1-4088-2199-2 (UK edition)
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July 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ed King
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ISBN: 1-4088-2612-7 / 978-1-4088-2612-6 (UK edition)
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July 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: Ed King (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 0-307-45590-4 / 978-0-307-45590-1 (USA edition)
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October 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Ed King
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ISBN: 1-4088-0747-5 / 978-1-4088-0747-7 (UK edition)
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February 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ed King
Author(s): David Guterson
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October 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Ed King
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 0-307-93940-5 / 978-0-307-93940-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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October 2011 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Ed King
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October 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Ed King
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October 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Ed King Lib CD
Author(s): David Guterson
ISBN: 0-307-93942-1 / 978-0-307-93942-5 (USA edition)
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October 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Ed King (Vintage Contemporaries)
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October 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Ed King
Author(s): David Guterson
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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