The Resource The hidden letters of Velta B.: : a novel, Gina Ochsner, (eaudio)

The hidden letters of Velta B.: : a novel, Gina Ochsner, (eaudio)

Label
The hidden letters of Velta B.: : a novel
Title
The hidden letters of Velta B.:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gina Ochsner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Maris has been summoned to his mother's bedside as she nears the end of her life; she feels she must tell him her version of their family history, the story of his early life, and the ways in which he changed the lives of others. Maris was born with what some might call a blessing and others might deem a curse: his very large, very special ears enable him to hear the secrets of the dead, as well as the memories that haunt his Latvian hometown. Nestled in the woodlands on the banks of the Aiviekste River, their town suffered the ravages of war, then the cold shock of independence. As a boy, Maris found himself heir to an odd assortment of hidden letters; a school project provided the chance to share them, forcing the town to hear the truth from the past and face what it meant for their future. Gina Ochsner creates an intimate, hopeful portrait of a fascinating town in all its complications and charm. She shows us how, despite years of distrust, a community can come through love and loss to the joy of understanding-enabled by a great-grandmother's legacy, a flood, and a boy with very special ears
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
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Ochsner, Gina
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Hillary Huber
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Huber, Hillary
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mothers and sons
  • Spiritual healing
  • Great-grandmothers
  • Family secrets
  • Letters
  • City and town life
  • Blessing and cursing
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The hidden letters of Velta B.: : a novel, Gina Ochsner, (eaudio)
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Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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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 (13hr., 08 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681682150
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11677584
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11677584
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MWT11677584
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The hidden letters of Velta B.: : a novel, Gina Ochsner, (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 (13hr., 08 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681682150
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
MWT11677584
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11677584
System control number
MWT11677584
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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