The Resource Nowhere man : the Pronek fantasies, Aleksandar Hemon

Nowhere man : the Pronek fantasies, Aleksandar Hemon

Label
Nowhere man : the Pronek fantasies
Title
Nowhere man
Title remainder
the Pronek fantasies
Statement of responsibility
Aleksandar Hemon
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Aleksandar Hemon, author of The Question of Bruno, one of the most celebrated debuts in recent American fiction, returns with the mind- and language-bending adventures of his endearing protagonist Jozef Pronek. A native of Sarajevo, where he spends his adolescence trying to become Bosnia's answer to John Lennon, Jozef Pronek comes to the United States in 1992-just in time to watch war break out in his country but too early to be a genuine refugee. Indeed, Jozef's typical answer to inquiries about his origins and ethnicity is, "I am complicated." And so he proves to be-not just to himself, but to the revolving series of shadowy but insightful narrators who chart his progress from Sarajevo to Chicago; from a hilarious encounter with the first President Bush to a somewhat graver meeting with a heavily armed Serb whom he has been hired to serve with court papers. Moving, disquieting, and exhilarating in its virtuosity, Nowhere Man is the kaleidoscopic portrait of a magnetic young man stranded in America by the war in Bosnia
Member of
Summary
Jozef Pronek, a young man from Sarajevo who stayed in the United States and watched the war on television, journeys from Sarajevo to the Soviet Union, Shanghai, and Chicago as he deals with the complexities of adolescence
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10242757
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Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1964-
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Hemon, Aleksandar
Dewey number
813.54
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Stefan Rudnicki
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1945-
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Rudnicki, Stefan
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True
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  • Bosnian Americans
  • Immigrants
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Nowhere man : the Pronek fantasies, Aleksandar Hemon
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unknown
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digital storage
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other
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  • sz
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rdacarrier.
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11044894
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 10 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781482947427
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11044894
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sound
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11044894
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Label
Nowhere man : the Pronek fantasies, Aleksandar Hemon
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
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
MWT11044894
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 10 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781482947427
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
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11044894
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11044894
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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