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The Resource On Whale Island : notes from a place I never meant to leave, Daniel Hays, (electronic resource)

On Whale Island : notes from a place I never meant to leave, Daniel Hays, (electronic resource)

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On Whale Island : notes from a place I never meant to leave
Title
On Whale Island
Title remainder
notes from a place I never meant to leave
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Hays
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Language
eng
Summary
Thinking his wanderlust satisfied, Hays married and settled down, only to find himself restless for adventure once again. On Whale Island tells the story of how he packed up three boatloads of supplies, his wife, stepson, and two dogs and moved to a remote island off the coast of Nova Scotia, fulfilling a lifelong fantasy of escaping from the confines of civilization and living by his wits. On Whale Island tells three stories. In the foreground, we see Daniel who, not unlike one of Peter Pan's Lost Boys, joyfully lives this permanent boy's life. He generates electricity from solar power, creates a toilet seat from whale vertebra, and greets every storm with enthusiasm. But while Daniel is building windmills and funneling rainwater for showers, his spirited son feels isolated and his wife longs for the life they left behind. Funny, tender, and filled with the details of an unconventional life, this is the story of how the Hays family lived on Whale Island, and how, finally, they had to leave
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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Hays, Daniel
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Bruce Altman
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  • Altman, Bruce
  • hoopla digital
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  • Islands
  • Country life
  • Simplicity
  • Atlantic Coast (N.S.)
  • Atlantic Coast (N.S.)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
On Whale Island : notes from a place I never meant to leave, Daniel Hays, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781598874419
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11419055
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11419055
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MWT11419055
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
On Whale Island : notes from a place I never meant to leave, Daniel Hays, (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 (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598874419
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
MWT11419055
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11419055
System control number
MWT11419055
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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