The Resource The night swimmer: : a novel, Matt Bondurant, (electronic resource)

The night swimmer: : a novel, Matt Bondurant, (electronic resource)

Label
The night swimmer: : a novel
Title
The night swimmer:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Matt Bondurant
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Night Swimmer, Matt Bondurant's utterly riveting modern gothic novel of marriage and belonging, confirms his gift for storytelling that transports and enthralls. In a small town on the southern coast of Ireland, an isolated place only frequented by fishermen and the occasional group of bird-watchers, Fred and Elly Bulkington, newly arrived from Vermont having won a pub in a contest, encounter a wild, strange land shaped by the pounding storms of the North Atlantic, as well as the native resistance to strangers. As Fred revels in the life of a new pub owner, Elly takes the ferry out to a nearby island where anyone not born there is called a "blow-in." To the disbelief of the locals, Elly devotes herself to open-water swimming, pushing herself to the limit and crossing unseen boundaries that drive her into the heart of the island's troubles-the mysterious tragedy that shrouds its inhabitants and the dangerous feud between an enigmatic farmer and a powerful clan that has no use for outsiders. The poignant unraveling of a marriage, the fierce beauty of the natural world, the mysterious power of Irish lore, and the gripping story of strangers in a strange land rife with intrigue and violence makes The Night Swimmer a novel of myriad enchantments by a writer of extraordinary talent
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1971-
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Bondurant, Matt
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Hillary Huber
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  • Huber, Hillary
  • hoopla digital
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  • Americans
  • Suicide
  • Cork (Ireland)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The night swimmer: : a novel, Matt Bondurant, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11635728
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11635728
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 56 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11635728
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The night swimmer: : a novel, Matt Bondurant, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11635728
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11635728
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 56 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
MWT11635728
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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