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The Resource Freshwater, Akwaeke Emezi

Freshwater, Akwaeke Emezi

Label
Freshwater
Title
Freshwater
Statement of responsibility
Akwaeke Emezi
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young Nigerian woman, Ada, who develops separate selves within her as a result of being born 'with one foot on the other side.' Ada begins her life in the south of Nigeria as a troubled baby and a source of deep concern to her family. Her parents, Saul and Saachi, successfully prayed her into existence, but as she grows into a volatile and splintered child, it becomes clear that something went terribly awry. When Ada comes of age and moves to America for college, the group of selves within her grows in power and agency. A traumatic assault leads to a crystallization of her alternate selves: Asghara and Saint Vincent. As Ada fades into the background of her own mind and these selves, now protective, now hedonistic, move into control, Ada's life spirals in a dark and dangerous direction
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Emezi, Akwaeke
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Dissociative disorders
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Women
  • Nigeria
  • FICTION / General
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Freshwater, Akwaeke Emezi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1023436719
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (6.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781684410408
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1023436719
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Freshwater, Akwaeke Emezi
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1023436719
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (6.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781684410408
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)1023436719
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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