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Sons of Fortune

Jeffrey Archer; Read by Paul Michael

Macmillan Audio

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING author Jeffrey Archer-returns with a powerful tale of twins separated by fate and reunited by destiny.

In Hartford, Connecticut, in the late 1940s, a set of twins is parted at birth-not by accident. Nat Cartwright goes home with his parents, a schoolteacher and an insurance salesman, while his twin brother begins his days as Fletcher Davenport, son of a millionaire and his society wife.

During the 1950s and 1960s, the two brothers grow up apart, following similar paths that take them in different directions. Nat leaves college at the University of Connecticut to serve in Vietnam, then finishes school, earns his MBA, and becomes a successful currency dealer. Fletcher, meanwhile, graduates from Yale University with a bachelor's and a law degree, going on to distinguish himself as a criminal defense lawyer.

At various times in their lives, both men are confronted with challenges and obstacles, tragedy and betrayal, loss and hardship, before they both decide to run for governor, unaware they are brothers....

In the tradition of Jeffrey Archer's most popular books, Sons of Fortune is as much a chronicle of a nation in transition as it is the story of the making of these two men -and how they eventually discover the truth-and its tragic consequences.

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Praise for Sons of Fortune

"One of the top ten storytellers in the world." --Los Angeles Times

"Archer is a master entertainer." --Time

"Archer plots with skill, and keeps you turning the pages." --The Boston Globe

"Cunning plots, silken style . . . Archer plays a cat-and-mouse game with the reader." --The New York Times

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  • Jeffrey Archer; Read by Paul Michael

  • Jeffrey Archer was educated at Oxford University. He became the youngest member of the House of Commons in 1969, was appointed deputy chairman of the Conservative Party in 1985, and was elevated to the House of Lords in 1992. All of his short-story collections and novels--including Kane and Abel, Honor Among Thieves, and To Cut a Long Story Short--have been international bestsellers. Archer is married, has two children, and lives in England.
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Jeffrey Archer; Read by Paul Michael

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