The Resource We are all completely beside ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler, (electronic resource audiobook)

We are all completely beside ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler, (electronic resource audiobook)

Label
We are all completely beside ourselves
Title
We are all completely beside ourselves
Statement of responsibility
Karen Joy Fowler
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen Book Club comes the story of a middle-class American family, ordinary in every way but one-and that exception becomes the beating heart of this extraordinary novel. Meet the Cooke family: mother and dad, brother Lowell, sister Fern, and our narrator, Rosemary, who begins her story in the middle. She has her reasons. "I spent the first eighteen years of my life defined by this one fact: I was raised with a chimpanzee," she tells us. "It's never going to be the first thing I share with someone. I tell you Fern was a chimp and already you aren't thinking of her as my sister. But until Fern's expulsion, I'd scarcely known a moment alone. She was my twin, my funhouse mirror, my whirlwind other half, and I loved her as a sister." Rosemary was not yet six when Fern was removed. Over the years, she's managed to block a lot of memories. She's smart, vulnerable, innocent, and culpable. With some guile, she guides us through the darkness, penetrating secrets and unearthing memories, leading us deeper into the mystery she has dangled before us from the start. Stripping off the protective masks that have hidden truths too painful to acknowledge, in the end, "Rosemary" truly is for remembrance
Summary
Coming of age in middle America, 18-year-old Rosemary evaluates how her entire youth was defined by the presence and forced removal of an endearing chimpanzee who was secretly regarded as a family member and who Rosemary loved as a sister
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Audio
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technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10198990
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fowler, Karen Joy
Dewey number
813.54
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Orlagh Cassidy
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  • Cassidy, Orlagh
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Families
  • Self-realization in women
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Life change events
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
We are all completely beside ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler, (electronic resource audiobook)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10882566
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 58 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781481594509
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10882566
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
We are all completely beside ourselves, Karen Joy Fowler, (electronic resource audiobook)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10882566
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 58 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481594509
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
MWT10882566
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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