The Resource The sea is my brother, Jack Kerouac, (eaudio)

The sea is my brother, Jack Kerouac, (eaudio)

Label
The sea is my brother
Title
The sea is my brother
Statement of responsibility
Jack Kerouac
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the spring of 1943, during a stint in the merchant marine, twenty-one-year-old Jack Kerouac set out to write his first novel. Working diligently day and night to complete it by hand, he titled it The Sea Is My Brother. Nearly seventy years later, its long-awaited publication provides fascinating details and insight into the early life and development of an American literary icon. Written seven years before The Town and the City officially launched his writing career, The Sea Is My Brother marks the pivotal point at which Kerouac began laying the foundations for his pioneering method and signature style. The novel chronicles the misadventures of two seamen who at first seem different but are really two sides of the same coin: twenty-seven-year-old Wesley Martin, who ?loved the sea with a strange, lonely love,? and William Everhart, an assistant professor of English at Columbia College who, at thirty-two, impulsively ships out, hoping to ?escape society for the sea, but finds the sea a place of terrible loneliness.? A clear precursor to such landmark novels as On the Road, The Dharma Bums, and Visions of Cody, it is an important formative work that bears all the hallmarks of classic Kerouac: the search for spiritual meaning in a materialistic world, spontaneous travel as the true road to freedom, late nights of intense conversation in bars and apartments, the desperate urge to escape from society, and the strange, terrible beauty of loneliness
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kerouac, Jack
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ray Porter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Porter, Ray
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Merchant marine
  • Seafaring life
Target audience
adult
Label
The sea is my brother, Jack Kerouac, (eaudio)
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Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 52 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455153282
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
MWT10024363
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10024363
System control number
MWT10024363
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The sea is my brother, Jack Kerouac, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
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 (4hr., 52 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455153282
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
MWT10024363
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10024363
System control number
MWT10024363
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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