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The Resource Great American authors read from their works, Volume 1., (electronic resource)

Great American authors read from their works, Volume 1., (electronic resource)

Label
Great American authors read from their works, Volume 1.
Title
Great American authors read from their works
Title number
Volume 1.
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Author
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
These five recordings of twentieth-century American authors interpreting their own works were highly praised when first released in the 1960s. Today the cultural and historical value of these recordings makes them an essential part of our literary heritage.<U+000a>This volume contains readings by James Baldwin from Giovanni's Room and Another Country, exploring the challenges of being black and gay in mid-twentieth century America. William Styron reads about a disabled child finding brief moments of joy in Lie Down in Darkness, his novel about a troubled Southern family. James Jones reads the most famous passage from his celebrated World War II novel, From Here to Eternity. And Philip Roth does a hilarious comic turn in a bizarre scene from his early novel, Letting Go
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by James Baldwin, William Styron, James Jones, and Philip Roth
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-1987
  • 1924-1987
  • 1925-2006
  • 1921-1977
  • 1924-1987.
  • 1925-2006.
  • 1921-1977.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Baldwin, James
  • Baldwin, James
  • Styron, William
  • Jones, James
  • Roth, Philip
  • Baldwin, James
  • Styron, William
  • Jones, James
  • Roth, Philip.
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American fiction
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Great American authors read from their works, Volume 1., (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 16 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483019345
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11081568
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11081568
System control number
MWT11081568
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Great American authors read from their works, Volume 1., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (1hr., 16 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483019345
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11081568
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11081568
System control number
MWT11081568
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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