The new graded readers series of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers. An adaptation of the classic story of Michael Henchard who rises above his poor and humble beginnings to become a successful businessman. But then, an awful secret from his past catches up with him and Henchard must pay the price. This paperback is in American English. It is also available with CD-ROM and 2 Audio CDs with vocabulary games and complete text recordings from the book.