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The Resource The secret chord : a novel, Geraldine Brooks

The secret chord : a novel, Geraldine Brooks

Label
The secret chord : a novel
Title
The secret chord
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Brooks
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A rich and utterly absorbing novel about the life of King David, from the Pulitzer Prize winning author of People of the book and March with more than two million copies of her novels sold, New York Times bestselling author Geraldine Brooks has achieved both popular and critical acclaim. Now, Brooks takes on one of literature's richest and most enigmatic figures: a man who shimmers between history and legend. Peeling away the myth to bring David to life in Second Iron Age Israel, Brooks traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage.The Secret Chord provides new context for some of the best-known episodes of David's life while also focusing on others, even more remarkable and emotionally intense, that have been neglected. We see David through the eyes of those who love him or fear him, from the prophet Natan, voice of his conscience, to his wives Mikal, Avigail, and Batsheva, and finally to Solomon, the late-born son who redeems his Lear-like old age. Brooks has an uncanny ability to hear and transform characters from history, and this beautifully written, unvarnished saga of faith, desire, family, ambition, betrayal, and power will enthrall her many fans
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR9619.3.B7153
LC item number
S43 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Paul Boehmer
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The secret chord : a novel, Geraldine Brooks
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1616692
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio discs (approx. 13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781101925232
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 5238
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1616692
  • (Sirsi) 1616692
  • (OCoLC)902659505
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The secret chord : a novel, Geraldine Brooks
Publication
Copyright
Note
Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1616692
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
11 audio discs (approx. 13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781101925232
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Publisher number
PRHA 5238
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1616692
  • (Sirsi) 1616692
  • (OCoLC)902659505
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      30 Martin Street, Essex, MA, 01929, US
      42.62254 -70.817971
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