The Resource Sacred hunger, Barry Unsworth

Sacred hunger, Barry Unsworth

Label
Sacred hunger
Title
Sacred hunger
Statement of responsibility
Barry Unsworth
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Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sacred Hunger is a stunning and engrossing exploration of power, domination, and greed. Filled with the "sacred hunger" to expand its empire and its profits, England entered fully into the slave trade and spread the trade throughout its colonies. In the Booker Prize-winning work, Barry Unsworth follows the failing fortunes of William Kemp, a merchant pinning his last chance to a slave ship; his son who needs a fortune because he is in love with an upper-class woman; and his nephew who sails on the ship as its doctor because he has lost all he has loved. The voyage meets its demise when disease spreads among the slaves and the captain's drastic response provokes a mutiny. Joining together, the sailors and the slaves set up a secret, utopian society in the wilderness of Florida, only to await the vengeance of the single-minded, young Kemp
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1930-2012
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Unsworth, Barry
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by David Rintoul
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1948-
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Rintoul, David
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Slave trade
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Sacred hunger, Barry Unsworth
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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other
Carrier category code
  • sz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11383209
Dimensions
  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (22hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792786634
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
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unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11383209
Quality assurance targets
unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383209
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Sacred hunger, Barry Unsworth
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
MWT11383209
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (22hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792786634
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
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11383209
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11383209
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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