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The Resource Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy, Jostein Gaarder ; [translation ... by Paulette Møller]

Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy, Jostein Gaarder ; [translation ... by Paulette Møller]

Label
Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy
Title
Sophie's world
Title remainder
a novel about the history of philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Jostein Gaarder ; [translation ... by Paulette Møller]
Title variation
Sophies world
Title variation remainder
a novel about the history of philosophy
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nor
  • eng
Summary
The protagonists are Sophie Amundsen, a 14-year-old girl, and Alberto Knox, her philosophy teacher. The novel chronicles their metaphysical relationship as they study Western philosophy from its beginnings to the present. A bestseller in Norway
Member of
Summary
Finding two thought-inducing philosophical questions in her mailbox, Sophie enrolls in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher, and begins receiving some equally strange letters
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10074352
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaarder, Jostein
Dewey number
839.8/2374
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PT8951.17.A17
LC item number
S712 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Vance
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Møller, Paulette
  • Vance, Simon
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Philosophy
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel about the history of philosophy
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy, Jostein Gaarder ; [translation ... by Paulette Møller]
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 17:00:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
954994
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
15 audio discs (17 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427200877
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781427200877
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781427200877
  • (OCoLC)100362702
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Sophie's world : a novel about the history of philosophy, Jostein Gaarder ; [translation ... by Paulette Møller]
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 17:00:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
954994
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
15 audio discs (17 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427200877
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781427200877
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781427200877
  • (OCoLC)100362702
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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