The Resource Private life, Jane Smiley, (electronic resource.)

Private life, Jane Smiley, (electronic resource.)

Label
Private life
Title
Private life
Statement of responsibility
Jane Smiley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A riveting new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman's life, from the 1880s to World War II.Margaret Mayfield is nearly an old maid at twenty-seven in post-Civil War Missouri when she marries Captain Andrew Jackson Jefferson Early. He's the most famous man their small town has ever produced: a naval officer and a brilliant astronomer-a genius who, according to the local paper, has changed the universe. Margaret's mother calls the match "a piece of luck."Margaret is a good girl who has been raised to marry, yet Andrew confounds her expectations from the moment their train leaves for his naval base in faraway California. Soon she comes to understand that his devotion to science leaves precious little room for anything, or anyone, else. When personal tragedies strike and when national crises envelop the country, Margaret stands by her husband. But as World War II approaches, Andrew's obsessions take a different, darker turn, and Margaret is forced to reconsider the life she has so carefully constructed.Private Life is a beautiful evocation of a woman's inner world: of the little girl within the hopeful bride, of the young woman filled with yearning, and of the faithful wife who comes to harbor a dangerous secret. But it is also a heartbreaking portrait of marriage and the mysteries that endure even in lives lived side by side; a wondrously evocative historical panorama; and, above all, a masterly, unforgettable novel from one of our finest storytellers.From the Hardcover edition
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Smiley, Jane
PerformerNote
Narrator: Kate Reading
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Reading, Kate
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Label
Private life, Jane Smiley, (electronic resource.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 13:41:30
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000264316
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (11 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
0FA744DA-53CB-4354-BAA0-78D40D1EB38B
System control number
0FA744DA-53CB-4354-BAA0-78D40D1EB38B
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Private life, Jane Smiley, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Duration: 13:41:30
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0000264316
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (11 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
0FA744DA-53CB-4354-BAA0-78D40D1EB38B
System control number
0FA744DA-53CB-4354-BAA0-78D40D1EB38B
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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