The Resource The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (eaudio)

The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (eaudio)

Label
The small backs of children : a novel
Title
The small backs of children
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lidia Yuknavitch
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
In a war-torn village in Eastern Europe, an American photographer captures a heart-stopping image: a young girl flying toward the lens, fleeing a fiery explosion that has engulfed her home and family. The image wins acclaim and prizes, becoming an icon for millions - and a subject of obsession for one writer, the photographer's best friend, who has suffered a devastating tragedy of her own. As the writer plunges into a suicidal depression, her filmmaker husband enlists several friends, including a fearless bisexual poet and an ingenuous performance artist, to save her by rescuing the unknown girl and bringing her to the United States. And yet, as their plot unfolds, everything we know about the story comes into question: What does the writer really want? Who is controlling the action? And what will happen when these two worlds - east and west, real and virtual - collide? A fierce, provocative, and deeply affecting novel of both ideas and action that blends the tight construction of Julian Barnes's The Sense of an Ending with the emotional power of Anthony Marra's A Constellation of Vital Phenomena, Lidia Yuknavitch's The Small Backs of Children is a major step forward from one of our most avidly watched writers
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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Yuknavitch, Lidia
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Amanda Dolan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dolan, Amanda
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Photographs
  • Authors
  • Women artists
  • Depression in women
  • Orphans
  • Intercountry adoption
  • Children and war
Target audience
adult
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Label
The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (eaudio)
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Edition
Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 15 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781622319138
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11418489
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sound
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  • other
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other
Stock number
11418489
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MWT11418489
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The small backs of children : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (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., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622319138
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
MWT11418489
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418489
System control number
MWT11418489
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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