The Resource Six years in the Hanoi Hilton : an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam, (electronic resource)

Six years in the Hanoi Hilton : an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam, (electronic resource)

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Six years in the Hanoi Hilton : an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam
Title
Six years in the Hanoi Hilton
Title remainder
an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1967, US Air Force fighter pilot James Shively was shot down over North Vietnam. After ejecting from his F-105 Thunderchief aircraft, he landed in a rice paddy and was captured by the North Vietnamese Army. For the next six years, Shively endured brutal treatment at the hands of the enemy in Hanoi prison camps. Back home, his beloved girlfriend Nancy eventually moved on and married another man. Bound in iron stocks at the Hanoi Hilton, unable to get home to his loved ones, Shively contemplated suicide. Yet somehow he found hope-and he became determined to help his fellow POWs survive. In a newspaper interview several years after his release, Shively said, "I had the opportunity to be captured, the opportunity to be interrogated, the opportunity to be tortured and the experience of answering questions under torture. It was an extremely humiliating experience. I felt sorry for myself. But I learned the hard way life isn't fair. Life is only what you make of it."Written by Shively's stepdaughter Amy Hawk-whose mother Nancy ultimately reunited with and married Shively in a triumphant love story-and based on extensive audio recordings and Shively's own journals, Six Years at the Hanoi Hilton is a haunting, riveting portrayal of life as an American prisoner of war trapped on the other side of the world
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hawk, Amy Shively
Dewey number
  • 959.704/37092273
  • [B]
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Traber Burns, Caroline Shaffer, and Michael Braun
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Traber
  • Shaffer, Caroline
  • Braun, Michael
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shively, James
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Prisoners of war
  • Fighter pilots
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Six years in the Hanoi Hilton : an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752712
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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MWT11752712
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 40 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752712
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11752712
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Six years in the Hanoi Hilton : an extraordinary story of courage and survival in Vietnam, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752712
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11752712
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 40 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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11752712
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11752712
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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