The Resource Long division : a novel, Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)

Long division : a novel, Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)

Label
Long division : a novel
Title
Long division
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kiese Laymon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Long Division contains two interwoven stories. In the first, it's 2013: after an on-stage meltdown during a nationally televised quiz contest, fourteen-year-old Citoyen 'City' Coldson becomes an overnight YouTube celebrity. The next day, he's sent to stay with his grandmother in the small coastal community of Melahatchie, where a young girl named Baize Shephard has recently disappeared. Before leaving, City is given a strange book without an author called Long Division. He learns that one of the book's main characters is also named City Coldson-but Long Division is set in 1985. This 1985 City, along with his friend and love-object, Shalaya Crump, discovers a way to travel into the future and steals a laptop and cell phone from an orphaned teenage rapper called . . . Baize Shephard. They ultimately take these with them all the way back to 1964, to help another time-traveler they meet protect his family from the Klan. City's two stories ultimately converge in the mysterious work shed behind his grandmother's, where he discovers the key to Baize's disappearance
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laymon, Kiese
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Sean Crisden
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Crisden, Sean
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bildungsromans
  • African American teenage boys
  • Contests
  • Adolescence
  • Time travel
  • Mississippi
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Long division : a novel, Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11412108
Dimensions
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 42 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781452697024
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11412108
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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
Long division : a novel, Kiese Laymon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11412108
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 42 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781452697024
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
MWT11412108
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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