The Resource The sun and the moon, Matthew Goodman, (eaudio)

The sun and the moon, Matthew Goodman, (eaudio)

Label
The sun and the moon
Title
The sun and the moon
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Goodman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Sun and the Moon tells the delightful and surprisingly true story of how, in the summer of 1835, a series of articles in the new ?penny paper? the Sun convinced the citizens of New York that the moon was inhabited. Purporting to reveal the discoveries of a famous British astronomer, the series described such moon-life as unicorns, beavers that walked upright, and four-foot-tall flying man-bats, and quickly became the most widely circulated newspaper story of the era. Told in richly novelistic detail, The Sun and the Moon brings the raucous world of 1830s New York City vividly to life, overflowing with larger-than-life characters such as Richard Adams Locke, author of the moon series (who never intended it to be a hoax at all); a fledgling showman named P.T. Barnum, who had just brought his own hoax to New York; and the young writer Edgar Allan Poe, who was convinced that the moon series was a plagiarism of his own work
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodman, Matthew
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Malcolm Hillgartner
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hillgartner, Malcolm
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fraud in science
  • Journalism
Target audience
adult
Label
The sun and the moon, Matthew Goodman, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
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 (12hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433255663
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
MWT10026298
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10026298
System control number
MWT10026298
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The sun and the moon, Matthew Goodman, (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 (12hr., 23 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781433255663
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
MWT10026298
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10026298
System control number
MWT10026298
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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