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The Resource The happiest people in the world : a novel, Brock Clarke

The happiest people in the world : a novel, Brock Clarke

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The happiest people in the world : a novel
Title
The happiest people in the world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Brock Clarke
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Language
eng
Summary
The absurdity and distortion of reality that made Brock Clarke's previous two novels so outrageously funny and yet so moving are on full display in his newest offering, The Happiest People in the World. Adapting the format of the political thriller and subverting it to tell his story of innocence corrupted, Clarke has delivered a biting and controversial satire on the American obsession with security and the conspiracies that threaten it. The Happiest People in the World is a spy novel like no other spy novel. It's also a send-up of American culture, and in particular the constant pursuit of individual happiness of the kind that is attainable only at the expense of others. In exploring the contradictions and pitfalls of our national obsession with both freedom and security, the novel shows us how we constantly subvert our own good intentions--as husbands and wives, as children and parents, as students and teachers, as believers in art and believers in God, as citizens of America and citizens of the world
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Clarke, Brock
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fiction
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Read by Adam Black
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Black, Adam
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  • Cartoonists
  • Refugees
  • Danes
  • New York (N.Y.)
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adult
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The happiest people in the world : a novel, Brock Clarke
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MWT11418193
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781622315130
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digital.
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MWT11418193
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sound
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11418193
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Label
The happiest people in the world : a novel, Brock Clarke
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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
MWT11418193
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622315130
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
MWT11418193
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418193
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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