The Resource Beneath the lion's gaze, Maaza Mengiste, (electronic resource)

Beneath the lion's gaze, Maaza Mengiste, (electronic resource)

Label
Beneath the lion's gaze
Title
Beneath the lion's gaze
Statement of responsibility
Maaza Mengiste
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This memorable, heartbreaking story opens in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1974, on the eve of a revolution. Yonas kneels in his mother's prayer room, pleading to his god for an end to the violence that has wracked his family and country. His father, Hailu, a prominent doctor, has been ordered to report to jail after helping a victim of state-sanctioned torture to die. And Dawit, Hailu's youngest son, has joined an underground resistance movement-a choice that will lead to more upheaval and bloodshed across a ravaged Ethiopia.Beneath the Lion's Gaze tells a gripping story of family, of the bonds of love and friendship set in a time and place that has rarely been explored in fiction before. It is a story about the lengths human beings will go in pursuit of freedom and the human price of a national revolution. Emotionally gripping, poetic, and indelibly tragic, Beneath the Lion's Gaze is a transcendent and powerful debut
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mengiste, Maaza
Form of composition
not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Steven Crossley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crossley, Steven
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physicians
  • Fathers and sons
  • Families
  • Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
Target audience
adult
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Label
Beneath the lion's gaze, Maaza Mengiste, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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digital storage
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Control code
MWT10755209
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781400194940
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Kind of material
unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755209
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Beneath the lion's gaze, Maaza Mengiste, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10755209
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400194940
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
MWT10755209
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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