The Resource The awakening of HK Derryberry : my unlikely friendship with the boy who remembers everything, Jim Bradford with Andy Hardin, (electronic resource)

The awakening of HK Derryberry : my unlikely friendship with the boy who remembers everything, Jim Bradford with Andy Hardin, (electronic resource)

Label
The awakening of HK Derryberry : my unlikely friendship with the boy who remembers everything
Title
The awakening of HK Derryberry
Title remainder
my unlikely friendship with the boy who remembers everything
Statement of responsibility
Jim Bradford with Andy Hardin
Title variation
HK Derryberry
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The Awakening of HK Derryberry is the inspiring story of how one man was willing to step out of his upper middle-class world into the life of a young, disabled boy with a dismal future. Little did Jim Bradford know the transformational potential of that friendship-for HK and himself. HK Derryberry came into the world with the odds stacked heavily against him. He was taken from his unmarried mother's womb three months prematurely when she was killed in a car wreck. After ninety-six days of seesawing between life and death, HK's grandmother took him home. One Saturday morning Jim Bradford, a successful businessman in his mid-fifties, happens into Mrs. Winner's Chicken and Biscuits and sees a nine-year-old's head pressed down against a black plastic boom box with a crooked antenna and three strips of silver duct tape stretched across the battery cover. He can't help but notice the long, white plastic braces on each of the child's legs. Mr. Bradford learns that HK's grandmother is forced to bring him to the fast-food restaurant where she works, leaving him to sit alone all day at a small table, with only his boom box for company. On subsequent Saturdays Jim feels drawn back to the restaurant to meet with HK and begins spending every weekend with him. Eventually it becomes apparent that buried beneath HK's severe disabilities is one spectacular ability. He is diagnosed with Highly Superior Autobiographical Memory (HSAM), which involves superlative powers of recollection that enable him to remember everything that has happened to him since the age of three. Less than one hundred people have been diagnosed with HSAM, but none of them have the physical disabilities of HK Derryberry
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1943-
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Bradford, James L.
Dewey number
153.1/3
Form of composition
not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Performed by Milton Bagby
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hardin, Andy
  • Bagby, Milton
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Thomas Nelson on BrillianceAudio
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  • Derryberry, HK
  • Bradford, James L
  • Executives
  • Children with disabilities
  • Long-term memory in children
  • Ability
  • Memory
  • Audiobooks
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The awakening of HK Derryberry : my unlikely friendship with the boy who remembers everything, Jim Bradford with Andy Hardin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11697464
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11697464
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 48 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
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not applicable
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unknown
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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
MWT11697464
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11697464
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The awakening of HK Derryberry : my unlikely friendship with the boy who remembers everything, Jim Bradford with Andy Hardin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11697464
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
MWT11697464
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 48 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
MWT11697464
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11697464
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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