The Resource Behind the lines: : powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters and one man's search to find them, [edited by] Andrew Carroll, (electronic resource)

Behind the lines: : powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters and one man's search to find them, [edited by] Andrew Carroll, (electronic resource)

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Behind the lines: : powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters and one man's search to find them
Title
Behind the lines:
Title remainder
powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters and one man's search to find them
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Andrew Carroll
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For three years Andrew Carroll traveled throughout the United States and around the world to seek out the most powerful and unforgettable letters ever written during US wars. Behind the Lines is the result of that extraordinary trip and represents the first audiobook of its kind: a dramatic, intimate, and revealing look at warfare as seen through the personal correspondence of US and foreign troops and civilians who have experienced major conflicts firsthand. From handwritten missives penned during the American Revolution to e-mails from Afghanistan and Iraq, Behind the Lines captures the full spectrum of emotions expressed in times of war. Like Carroll's phenomenal national bestseller War Letters, Behind the Lines is part of a larger effort to preserve correspondence that is riveting, insightful, and historically significant. This audiobook is also about Carroll's journey across the globe to visit the fields of battle where so many of these letters were written, meet with veterans and active duty troops who generously agreed to share their private correspondence, and speak with the family members who have lost their loved ones to combat. Behind the Lines is a tribute to those who have fought for freedom, as well as a lasting reminder to present and future generations of the true nature of warfare and the sacrifices it demands of individuals, families, and entire nations
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
355/.0092/273
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by various narrators
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  • Carroll, Andrew
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • United States
  • American letters
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Behind the lines: : powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters and one man's search to find them, [edited by] Andrew Carroll, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639606
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11639606
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639606
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
Behind the lines: : powerful and revealing American and foreign war letters and one man's search to find them, [edited by] Andrew Carroll, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639606
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11639606
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 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
MWT11639606
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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