The Resource About Grace, Anthony Doerr, (electronic resource)

About Grace, Anthony Doerr, (electronic resource)

Label
About Grace
Title
About Grace
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Doerr
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first novel by the author of the acclaimed Pulitzer Prize-winning #1 New York Times bestseller All the Light We Cannot See, one of the most beautiful, wise, and compelling debuts of recent times. David Winkler begins life in Anchorage, Alaska, a quiet boy drawn to the volatility of weather and obsessed with snow. Sometimes he sees things before they happen-a man carrying a hatbox will be hit by a bus; Winkler will fall in love with a woman in a supermarket. When David dreams that his infant daughter will drown in a flood as he tries to save her, he comes undone. He travels thousands of miles, fleeing family, home, and the future itself, to deny the dream. On a Caribbean island, destitute, alone, and unsure if his child has survived or his wife can forgive him, David is sheltered by a couple with a daughter of their own. Ultimately it is she who will pull him back into the world, to search for the people he left behind. Doerr's characters are full of grief and longing, but also replete with grace. His compassion for human frailty is extraordinarily moving. In luminous prose, he writes about the power and beauty of nature and about the tiny miracles that transform our lives. About Grace is heartbreaking, radiant, and astonishingly accomplished
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1973-
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Doerr, Anthony
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by George Newbern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newbern, George
  • hoopla digital
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  • Separation (Psychology)
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Runaway husbands
  • Caribbean Area
  • Precognition
  • Alaska
  • Dreams
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
About Grace, Anthony Doerr, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752496
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11752496
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752496
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752496
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
About Grace, Anthony Doerr, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752496
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11752496
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 54 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
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752496
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752496
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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