The Resource The curiosity, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)

The curiosity, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)

Label
The curiosity
Title
The curiosity
Statement of responsibility
Stephen P. Kiernan
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Contributor
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful debut novel in which a man, frozen in the Arctic ice for more than a century, awakens in the present day and finds the greatest discovery is love . . . The Curiosity Dr. Kate Philo and her scientific exploration team make a breathtaking discovery in the Arctic: the body of a man buried deep in the ice. As a scientist in a groundbreaking project run by the egocentric and paranoid Erastus Carthage, Kate has brought small creatures-plankton, krill, shrimp-back to life for short periods of time. But the team's methods have never been attempted on larger life-forms. Heedless of the potential consequences, Carthage orders that the frozen man be brought back to the lab in Boston and reanimated. The endeavor is named "The Lazarus Project." As the man begins to regain his memories, the team learns that he was-is-a judge, Jeremiah Rice, and the last thing he remembers is falling overboard into the Arctic Ocean in 1906. When news of the project and Jeremiah Rice breaks, it ignites a media firestorm and protests by religious fundamentalists. Thrown together by fate, Kate and Jeremiah grow closer. But the clock is ticking and Jeremiah's new life is slipping away. With Carthage planning to exploit Jeremiah while he can, Kate must decide how far she is willing to go to protect the man she has come to love. A gripping, poignant, and thoroughly original thriller, Stephen P. Kiernan's provocative debut novel raises disturbing questions about the very nature of life and humanity-man as a scientific subject, as a tabloid novelty, as a living being: a curiosity
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kiernan, Stephen P
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Erik Bergmann, George Guidall, and Kate Udall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bergmann, Erik
  • Guidall, George
  • Udall, Kate
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Exploitation
  • Curiosities and wonders
  • Women scientists
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The curiosity, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11632046
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11632046
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 38 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632046
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The curiosity, Stephen P. Kiernan, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11632046
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11632046
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 38 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
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11632046
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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