The Resource The noonday demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)

The noonday demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)

Label
The noonday demon
Title
The noonday demon
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Solomon
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With uncommon humanity, candor, wit, and erudition, National Book Award winner Andrew Solomon takes the listener on a journey of incomparable range and resonance into the most pervasive of family secrets. The Noonday Demon examines depression in personal, cultural, and scientific terms. Drawing on his own struggles with the illness and interviews wit fellow sufferers, doctors and scientists, policymakers and politicians, drug designers and philosophers, Solomon reveals the subtle complexities and sheer agony of the disease. He confronts the challenge of defining the illness and describes the vast range of available medications, the efficacy of alternative treatments, and the impact the malady has had on various demographic populations around the world and throughout history. He also explores the thorny patch of moral and ethical questions posed by emerging biological explanations for mental illness. The depth of human experience Solomon chronicles, the range of his intelligence, and his boundless curiosity and compassion will change the listener's view of the world
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Solomon, Andrew
Dewey number
616.8527
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Solomon, Andrew
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depression, Mental
  • Solomon, Andrew
  • Depressed persons
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The noonday demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639688
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11639688
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Kind of disc cylinder or tape
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Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11639688
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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
Label
The noonday demon, Andrew Solomon, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11639688
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11639688
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 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
MWT11639688
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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