The Resource The wedding gift: : a novel, Marlen Suyapa Bodden, (eaudio)

The wedding gift: : a novel, Marlen Suyapa Bodden, (eaudio)

Label
The wedding gift: : a novel
Title
The wedding gift:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Marlen Suyapa Bodden
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Cornelius Allen gives his daughter Clarissa's hand in marriage, he presents her with a wedding gift: the young slave she grew up with, Sarah. Sarah is also Allen's daughter and Clarissa's sister, a product of his longtime relationship with his house slave, Emmeline. When Clarissa's husband suspects that their newborn son is illegitimate, Clarissa and Sarah are sent back to her parents, Cornelius and Theodora, in shame, setting in motion a series of events that will destroy this once powerful family. Told through alternating viewpoints of Sarah and Theodora Allen, Cornelius' wife, The Wedding Gift is a stunning novel that shows where the complicated and compelling bonds and relationships between women explored in novels like The Help and The Secret Life of Bees began. It is an intimate portrait that shows where this particular American story and dynamic all started and will leave listeners breathless
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bodden, Marlen Suyapa
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Jenna Lamia & January LaVoy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lamia, Jenna
  • LaVoy, January
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Gifts
  • Slaves
  • Slavery
  • Friendship
  • Sisters
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The wedding gift: : a novel, Marlen Suyapa Bodden, (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 (10hr., 38 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427232984
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11810412
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11810412
System control number
MWT11810412
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The wedding gift: : a novel, Marlen Suyapa Bodden, (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 (10hr., 38 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427232984
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
MWT11810412
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11810412
System control number
MWT11810412
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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