The Resource The falls, Joyce Carol Oates, (eaudio)

The falls, Joyce Carol Oates, (eaudio)

Label
The falls
Title
The falls
Statement of responsibility
Joyce Carol Oates
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A man climbs over the railings and plunges into Niagara Falls. A newlywed, he has left behind his wife, Ariah Erskine, in the honeymoon suite the morning after their wedding. "The Widow Bride of The Falls", as Ariah comes to be known, begins a relentless, seven day vigil in the mist, waiting for his body to be found. At her side throughout, confirmed bachelor and pillar of the community Dirk Burnaby is unexpectedly transfixed by the otherworldly gaze of this plain, strange woman, falling in love with her though they barely exchange a word. What follows is their passionate love affair, marriage, children, and a seemingly perfect existence. But the tragedy by which their life together began shadows them, damaging their idyll with distrust, greed, and even murder. What unfurls is a drama of parents and their children; of secrets and sins; of lawsuits, murder, and eventually redemption
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1938-
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Oates, Joyce Carol
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Anna Fields
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1965-2006
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  • Fields, Anna
  • hoopla digital
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  • Suicide victims
  • Women
  • Waterfalls
  • Widows
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
  • Love Canal Chemical Waste Landfill (Niagara Falls, N.Y.)
  • Niagara Falls (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The falls, Joyce Carol Oates, (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 (1080 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792744108
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
MWT11634046
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11634046
System control number
MWT11634046
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The falls, Joyce Carol Oates, (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 (1080 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792744108
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
MWT11634046
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11634046
System control number
MWT11634046
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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