The Resource The Snow Queen, Michael Cunningham

The Snow Queen, Michael Cunningham

Label
The Snow Queen
Title
The Snow Queen
Statement of responsibility
Michael Cunningham
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A darkly luminous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Hours. Michael Cunningham's luminous novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up at the sky; there he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a distinctly godlike way. Barrett doesn't believe in visions-or in God-but he can't deny what he's seen. At the same time, in the not-quite-gentrified Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn, Tyler, Barrett's older brother, a struggling musician, is trying-and failing-to write a wedding song for Beth, his wife-to-be, who is seriously ill. Tyler is determined to write a song that will be not merely a sentimental ballad but an enduring expression of love. Barrett, haunted by the light, turns unexpectedly to religion. Tyler grows increasingly convinced that only drugs can release his creative powers. Beth tries to face mortality with as much courage as she can summon. Cunningham follows the Meeks brothers as each travels down a different path in his search for transcendence. In subtle, lucid prose, he demonstrates a profound empathy for his conflicted characters and a singular understanding of what lies at the core of the human soul. The Snow Queen, beautiful and heartbreaking, comic and tragic, proves again that Cunningham is one of the great novelists of his generation
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1952-
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Cunningham, Michael
Dewey number
813.6
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Claire Danes
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1979-
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Danes, Claire
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  • Brothers
  • Drug addiction
  • Cancer
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The Snow Queen, Michael Cunningham
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
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  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11823206
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781427233394
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  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
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  • s
  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823206
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unknown
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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
Stock number
11823206
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The Snow Queen, Michael Cunningham
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT11823206
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (420 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427233394
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11823206
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11823206
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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