The Resource The air we breathe : a novel, Andrea Barrett, (eaudio)

The air we breathe : a novel, Andrea Barrett, (eaudio)

Label
The air we breathe : a novel
Title
The air we breathe
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Barrett
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the autumn of 1916, Americans are debating whether to enter the First World War. There are "preparedness parades," and headlines report German spies. But in an isolated community in the Adirondacks in upstate New York, the danger is barely felt. At Tamarack Lake the focus is on the sick. Wealthy tubercular patients live in private cure cottages; charity patients, many of them recent immigrants from Europe, fill the sanatorium.Here, in the crisp air, time stands still. Prisoners of routine and yearning for absent families, the inmates, including the newly arrived Leo Marburg, take solace in gossip, rumor, and secret attachments.An enterprising patient initiates a weekly discussion group. When his well-meaning efforts lead instead to tragedy and betrayal, the war comes home, bringing with it a surge of anti-immigrant prejudice and vigilante sentiment. Andrea Barrett pits power and privilege against unrest and thwarted desire, in a spellbinding tale of individual lives in a nation on the verge of extraordinary change
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Barrett, Andrea
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Jeff Woodman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Woodman, Jeff
  • hoopla digital
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  • Tuberculosis
  • Immigrants
  • Communicable diseases
  • Adirondack Mountains (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The air we breathe : a novel, Andrea Barrett, (eaudio)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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unknown
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 18 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792751335
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11383169
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383169
System control number
MWT11383169
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The air we breathe : a novel, Andrea Barrett, (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 (10hr., 18 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792751335
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
MWT11383169
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383169
System control number
MWT11383169
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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