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The Man from Lisbon | [Thomas Gifford]

The Man from Lisbon

The son of a failing undertaker, Alves Reis learned early on that death comes quickly and a man must make his fortune while he can. In 1916, Reis left Portugal for Angola, where the hardships of colonial life dashed his dream of easy riches. In desperate straits, Alves discovers his true talent: forgery.
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The son of a failing undertaker, Alves Reis learned early on that death comes quickly and a man must make his fortune while he can. In 1916, Reis left Portugal for Angola, where the hardships of colonial life dashed his dream of easy riches. In desperate straits, Alves discovers his true talent: forgery.

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    Kathleen Kenilworth , IL, USA 12-08-12
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    The narrator's voice is good-except for the strange squeaky feminine voices.
    But I'd call him a 'master of mispronunciation' in English and French.
    Aren't these recordings edited or rehearsed?


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