The Resource Disaster falls: : a family story, Stephane Gerson, (electronic resource)

Disaster falls: : a family story, Stephane Gerson, (electronic resource)

Label
Disaster falls: : a family story
Title
Disaster falls:
Title remainder
a family story
Statement of responsibility
Stephane Gerson
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a day like any other, on a rafting trip down Utah's Green River, Stephane Gerson's eight-year-old son, Owen, drowned in a spot known as Disaster Falls. That same night, as darkness fell, Stephane huddled in a tent with his wife, Alison, and their older son, Julian, trying to understand what seemed inconceivable. "It's just the three of us now," Alison said over the sounds of a light rain and, nearby, the rushing river. "We cannot do it alone. We have to stick together." Disaster Falls chronicles the aftermath of that day and their shared determination to stay true to Alison's resolution. Gerson captures the different ways of grieving that threatened to isolate each of them in their post-Owen worlds and then, with beautiful specificity, shows how he and Alison preserved and reconfigured their marriage from within. Blending family history (including the "good death" of his father, which offers a very different perspective on mortality) and the natural history of the river, he provides an expansive, unflinching meditation on loss, our responsibilities toward our children, and the stories we tell ourselves in the wake of traumatic events
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerson, Stâephane
Dewey number
306.8509792/5
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Will Damron
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Damron, Will
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gerson, Stâephane
  • Gerson, Stâephane
  • Gerson, Stâephane
  • Drowning
  • Children
  • Fathers and sons
  • Married people
  • Family crises
  • Parental grief
  • Loss (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Disaster falls: : a family story, Stephane Gerson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11809250
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11809250
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11809250
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11809250
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Disaster falls: : a family story, Stephane Gerson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11809250
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11809250
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 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
MWT11809250
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11809250
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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