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The Resource 1984, George Orwell

1984, George Orwell

Label
1984
Title
1984
Statement of responsibility
George Orwell
Title variation
Nineteen eighty-four
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a grim city and a terrifying country, where Big Brother is always Watching You and the Thought Police can practically read your mind, Winston is a man in grave danger for the simple reason that his memory still functions. He knows the Party's official image of the world is a fluid fiction. He knows the Party controls the people by feeding them lies and narrowing their imaginations through a process of bewilderment and brutalization that alienates each individual from his fellows and deprives him of every liberating human pursuit from reasoned inquiry to sexual passion. Drawn into a forbidden love affair, Winston finds the courage to join a secret revolutionary organization called The Brotherhood, dedicated to the destruction of the Party. Together with his beloved Julia, he hazards his life in a deadly match against the powers that be
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
DON
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Prebble
Series statement
Playaway
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
1984, George Orwell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • "Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container
  • Previously released by Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2007
  • In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
cz
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
2ocm44655992
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 11 hr., 30 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781606406984
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2862
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
1984, George Orwell
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • "Playaway. Audiobooks. Pre-loaded and portable."--Container
  • Previously released by Blackstone Audio, Inc., p2007
  • In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.)
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
cz
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
2ocm44655992
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 11 hr., 30 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781606406984
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
2862
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
other
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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