The Resource A promising life : coming of age with America : a novel, Emily Arnold McCully, (electronic resource)

A promising life : coming of age with America : a novel, Emily Arnold McCully, (electronic resource)

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A promising life : coming of age with America : a novel
Title
A promising life
Title remainder
coming of age with America : a novel
Statement of responsibility
Emily Arnold McCully
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Language
eng
Summary
Award-winning author Emily McCully's most adventurous book to date draws a dramatic portrait of life in nineteenth-century America. For as long as he can remember, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau has been told that a promising future lies ahead of him. After all, his mother is the great Sacagawea, who accompanied Lewis and Clark on their expedition of discovery. And thanks to his mother, Baptiste's life changes forever when Captain Clark offers him an education in the bustling new city of St. Louis. There, his mother charges him to "learn everything" -- reading, writing, languages, mathematics. His life becomes a whirl of new experiences: lessons, duels, dances, elections. He makes friends and undertakes unexpected journeys to far-off places. But he also witnesses the injustices Clark, as a US agent for Indian Affairs, forces upon the Osage, the Arikara, the Mandan, and so many others. He sees the effect of what some call "progress" on the land and on the people who have lived there for generations. And he must choose what path he will take and what place he will have in a rapidly changing society
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Midwest
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McCully, Emily Arnold
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by MacLeod Andrews
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  • Andrews, MacLeod
  • hoopla digital
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  • Charbonneau, Jean-Baptiste
  • Clark, William
  • Racially mixed people
  • Explorers
  • West (U.S.)
  • Saint Louis (Mo.)
Target audience
adult
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Label
A promising life : coming of age with America : a novel, Emily Arnold McCully, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11927477
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online resource
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rdacontent
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MWT11927477
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 47 min.))
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  • online
  • electronic
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rdamedia
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digital.
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MWT11927477
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sound
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11927477
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Label
A promising life : coming of age with America : a novel, Emily Arnold McCully, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11927477
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11927477
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 47 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11927477
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11927477
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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