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Heads you win / Jeffrey Archer.

By: Archer, Jeffrey, 1940- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 2018Edition: First edition.Description: 437 pages ; 25 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781250172501; 1250172500.Subject(s): Soviet Union Komitet gosudarstvenno�i bezopasnosti -- Fiction | Immigrants -- United States -- Fiction | Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | FICTION / Historical / General | Russians -- United States -- Fiction | Russians -- Great Britain -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Fate and fatalism -- Fiction | Choice (Psychology) -- Fiction | Emigration and immigration -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | United States -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction | Soviet Union -- History -- 1953-1985 -- Fiction | Immigrants | United StatesGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Fiction. | Historical fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 Summary: Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape from Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they are confronted with an irreversible choice: should they board a container ship bound for America, or Great Britain? Alexander leaves that choice to the toss of a coin. In a single moment, a double twist decides Alexander's future. During an epic tale of fate and fortune, spanning two continents and thirty years, we follow his triumphs and defeats as he struggles as an immigrant to conquer his new world. As this unique story unfolds, Alexander comes to realize where his destiny lies, and accepts that he must face the past he left behind in Russia.
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Alexander Karpenko is no ordinary child, and from an early age, it is clear he is destined to lead his countrymen. But when his father is assassinated by the KGB for defying the state, he and his mother will have to escape from Russia if they hope to survive. At the docks, they are confronted with an irreversible choice: should they board a container ship bound for America, or Great Britain? Alexander leaves that choice to the toss of a coin. In a single moment, a double twist decides Alexander's future. During an epic tale of fate and fortune, spanning two continents and thirty years, we follow his triumphs and defeats as he struggles as an immigrant to conquer his new world. As this unique story unfolds, Alexander comes to realize where his destiny lies, and accepts that he must face the past he left behind in Russia.

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