The Resource 'Til the well runs dry, Lauren Francis-Sharma, (electronic resource)

'Til the well runs dry, Lauren Francis-Sharma, (electronic resource)

Label
'Til the well runs dry
Title
'Til the well runs dry
Statement of responsibility
Lauren Francis-Sharma
Title variation
  • Until the well runs dry
  • il the well runs dry
  • il the well runs dry : a novel
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lauren Francis-Sharma's 'Til the Well Runs Dry opens in a seaside village in the north of Trinidad where young Marcia Garcia, a gifted and smart-mouthed 16-year-old seamstress, lives alone, raising two small boys and guarding a family secret. When she meets Farouk Karam, an ambitious young policeman, the risks and rewards in Marcia's life amplify forever. On an island rich with laughter, Calypso, Carnival, cricket, beaches and salty air, sweet fruits and spicy stews, the novel follows Marcia and Farouk from their amusing and passionate courtship through personal and historical events that threaten Marcia's secret, entangle the couple and their children in a scandal, and endanger the future for all of them. 'Til the Well Runs Dry tells the twinned stories of a spirited woman's love for one man and her bottomless devotion to her children. For readers who cherish the previously untold stories of women's lives, here is a story of grit and imperfection and love that has not been told before
Summary
A tale set in mid-20th-century Trinidad and America follows the experiences of a gifted 16-year-old seamstress who raises two young boys alone and guards a family secret before meeting an ambitious policeman who both risks and enriches her existence
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
Award
RUSA Listen List, 2016.
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10447140
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Francis-Sharma, Lauren
Dewey number
813
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Ron Butler and Bahni Turpin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • Butler, Ron
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romantic love
  • Seamstresses
  • Secrets
  • Mother and child
  • Leaving home
  • Familial love
  • Scandals
  • Men/women relations
  • Trinidad and Tobago
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
'Til the well runs dry, Lauren Francis-Sharma, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11322748
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 04 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494524760
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11322748
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
Label
'Til the well runs dry, Lauren Francis-Sharma, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11322748
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 04 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494524760
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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
MWT11322748
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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