The Resource In paradise, Peter Matthiessen, (eAudio)

In paradise, Peter Matthiessen, (eAudio)

Label
In paradise
Title
In paradise
Statement of responsibility
Peter Matthiessen
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Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A profoundly searching new novel by a writer of incomparable range, power, and achievement. In the winter of 1996, more than a hundred women and men of diverse nationality, background, and belief gather at the site of a former concentration camp for an unprecedented purpose: a weeklong retreat during which they will offer prayer and witness at the crematoria and meditate in all weathers on the selection platform, while eating and sleeping in the quarters of the Nazi officers who, half a century before, sent more than a million Jews to their deaths. Clements Olin, an American academic of Polish descent, has come along, ostensibly to complete research on the death of a survivor, even as he questions what a non-Jew can contribute to the understanding of so monstrous a catastrophe. As the days pass, tensions, both political and personal, surface among the participants, stripping away any easy pretense to healing or closure. Finding himself in the grip of emotions and impulses of bewildering intensity, Olin is forced to abandon his observer' s role and to embrace a history his family has long suppressed-- and with it the yearnings and contradictions of being fully alive. In Paradise is a brave and deeply thought-provoking novel by one of our most stunningly accomplished writers
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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Matthiessen, Peter
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
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LC call number
PS3563.A8584
LC item number
I6 2014
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Mark Bramhall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bramhall, Mark
  • Recorded Books, Inc
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  • FICTION / Literary
  • Fiction
  • Teachers
  • Jewish women
  • Family secrets
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Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen, (eAudio)
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Publication
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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Control code
rbdZ08218
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (9 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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not applicable
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unknown
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Publisher number
Z08218
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unknown
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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
Label
In paradise, Peter Matthiessen, (eAudio)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
rbdZ08218
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (9 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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
Publisher number
Z08218
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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