The Resource A lion among men, Gregory Maguire

A lion among men, Gregory Maguire

Label
A lion among men
Title
A lion among men
Statement of responsibility
Gregory Maguire
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the much-anticipated third volume of the Wicked Years, we return to Oz, seen now through the eyes of the Cowardly Lion. While civil war looms in Oz, a tetchy oracle named Yackle prepares for death. Before her final hour, a figure known as Brrr-the Cowardly Lion-arrives searching for information about Elphaba Thropp, the Wicked Witch of the West. Abandoned as a cub, his path from infancy is no Yellow Brick Road. In the wake of laws that oppress talking Animals, he avoids a jail sentence by agreeing to serve as a lackey to the warmongering Emperor of Oz. A Lion Among Men chronicles a battle of wits hastened by the Emerald City's approaching armies. Can those tarnished by infamy escape their sobriquets to claim their own histories, to live honorably within their own skins before they're skinned alive? Gregory Maguire's new novel is written with the sympathy and power that have made his books contemporary classics
Member of
Summary
As civil war looms in Oz, Brrr, once a lion cub rescued by Elphaba, now a spy for the emperor, attempts to get vital information out of the dying oracle Yackle, only to learn important truths about his own mysterious past
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10060260
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
hoopla (Digital media service)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maguire, Gregory
Dewey number
Audiobook
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
830
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
  • Read by John McDonough
  • Performed by John McDonough
Reading level
6.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McDonough, John
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Wicked years
Series volume
3
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cowardly Lion
  • Oz (Imaginary place)
  • Oracles
  • Witches
  • Lion
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A lion among men, Gregory Maguire
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11589170
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061713446
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11589170
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11589170
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A lion among men, Gregory Maguire
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11589170
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (720 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061713446
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11589170
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11589170
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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