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The Resource War dances, by Sherman Alexie, (sound recording)

War dances, by Sherman Alexie, (sound recording)

Label
War dances
Title
War dances
Statement of responsibility
by Sherman Alexie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a 41-year-old man confronts his own mortality in this collection's title story, he recalls his Spokane Indian father's chilling death from alcoholism and diabetes. Another tale features an eccentric salesman pursuing a married woman from airport to airport. And then there's the film editor who sees nothing wrong with altering footage to fit preconceived views-- until he himself becomes the target of media distortion
Summary
A collection of short stories includes the title story, in which a famous writer, who just learned he may have a brain tumor, must decide how to care for his distant, American Indian father who is slowly dying
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10280278
Cataloging source
RECBX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alexie, Sherman
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
790
Literary text for sound recordings
memoirs
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Recorded Books, LLC
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, American
  • Indians of North America
  • Spokane Indians
  • Coeur d'Alene Indians
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
War dances, by Sherman Alexie, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • In container (17 x 18 cm.)
  • "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn503056644
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs (4 hr., 45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440779312
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2010619670
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C5356
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)503056644
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
War dances, by Sherman Alexie, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • In container (17 x 18 cm.)
  • "With tracks every 3 minutes for easy book marking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn503056644
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
4 sound discs (4 hr., 45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440779312
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
2010619670
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C5356
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)503056644
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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