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The Resource Telex from Cuba : a novel, Rachel Kushner

Telex from Cuba : a novel, Rachel Kushner

Label
Telex from Cuba : a novel
Title
Telex from Cuba
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Kushner
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Young Everly Lederer and K.C. Stites come of age in Oriente Province, where the Americans tend their own fiefdom, three hundred thousand acres of United Fruit Company sugarcane that surround their gated enclave. If the rural tropics are a child's dream-world, Everly and K.C. nevertheless have keen eyes for the indulgences and betrayals of grown-ups around them -- the mordant drinking and illicit loves, the race hierarchies and violence. In Havana, a thousand kilometers and a world away from the American colony, a caberet dancer meets a French agitator named Christian de La Mazir̈e, whose seductive demeanor can't mask his shameful past. Together they become enmeshed in the brewing political underground. When Fidel and Raúl Castro lead a revolt from the mountains above the cane platation, torching the sugar and kidnapping a boat full of "yanqui" revelers, K.C. and Everly begin to discover the brutality that keeps the colony humming. If their parents manage to remain blissfully untouched by the forces of history, the children hear the whispers of what is to come. At the time, urgent news was conveyed by telex. Kushner's first novel is a tour de force, haunting and compelling, with the urgency of a telex from a forgotten time and place
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
PLAYA
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3611.U7386
LC item number
T45 2009d
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Lloyd James
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Telex from Cuba : a novel, Rachel Kushner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • "Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container
  • Previously released by Tantor Media, Inc., p2008
  • "Tantor Audio"--Container
  • In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.) with earphones and AAA battery
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn311236170
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (13 hr.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781608125289
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
3626
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o311236170
  • (OCoLC)311236170
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Telex from Cuba : a novel, Rachel Kushner
Publication
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • "Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container
  • Previously released by Tantor Media, Inc., p2008
  • "Tantor Audio"--Container
  • In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.) with earphones and AAA battery
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn311236170
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (13 hr.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781608125289
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
3626
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o311236170
  • (OCoLC)311236170
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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