The Resource At last, (eaudio)

At last, (eaudio)

Label
At last
Title
At last
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A New York Times Notable Book of 2012. One of The Telegraph's Best Fiction Books 2011. One of Esquire's Best Books of 2012. One of TIME's Top 10 Fiction Books of 2012. Here is a work of glittering social comedy, profound emotional truth, and acute verbal wit. At Last is also the stunning culmination of one of the great fiction enterprises of the past two decades in the life of the English novel. As fans of Edward St. Aubyn's extraordinary earlier works-Never Mind, Bad News, Some Hope, and the Man Booker Prize finalist Mother's Milk-are well aware, for Patrick Melrose, "family" has always been a double-edged sword. At Last begins as friends, relatives, and foes trickle in to pay final respects to his mother, Eleanor. An American heiress, Eleanor married into the British aristocracy, giving up the grandeur of her upbringing for "good works" freely bestowed on everyone but her own son, who finds himself questioning whether his transition to a life without parents will indeed be the liberation he had so long imagined. The service ends, and family and friends gather for a final party. Amid the social niceties and social horrors, Patrick begins to sense the prospect of release from the extremes of his childhood, and at the end of the day, alone in his room, the promise some form of safety. . . at last
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1960-
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St. Aubyn, Edward
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Alex Jennings
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jennings, Alex
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
The final Patrick Melrose novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Americans
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Adult children
  • Parents
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
At last, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
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 (5hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427244116
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
MWT11823258
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823258
System control number
MWT11823258
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
At last, (eaudio)
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 (5hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427244116
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
MWT11823258
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823258
System control number
MWT11823258
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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