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The Resource A spool of blue thread : a novel, Anne Tyler

A spool of blue thread : a novel, Anne Tyler

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A spool of blue thread : a novel
Title
A spool of blue thread
Title remainder
a novel
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Anne Tyler
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eng
Summary
""It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon." This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The whole family--their two daughters and two sons, their grandchildren, even their faithful old dog--is on the porch, listening contentedly as Abby tells the tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different too: Abby and Red are growing older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them, and the fate of the house so lovingly built by Red's father. Brimming with the luminous insight, humor, and compassion that are Anne Tyler's hallmarks, this capacious novel takes us across three generations of the Whitshanks, their shared stories and long-held secrets, all the unguarded and richly lived moments that combine to define who and what they are as a family"--
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fiction
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Read by Kimberly Farr
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Playaway
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adult
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A spool of blue thread : a novel, Anne Tyler
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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sky2ocm73829623
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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other
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Unabridged.
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1 audio media player (approximately 13 hr., 30 min.)
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direct electronic
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9781467697354
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digital, HD audio
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31847
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sound
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digital recording
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Label
A spool of blue thread : a novel, Anne Tyler
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Issued on Playaway
  • Title from Playaway label
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by Random House Audio
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback
Capture and storage technique
unknown
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  • other
  • other
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • nz
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
sky2ocm73829623
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio media player (approximately 13 hr., 30 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781467697354
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
31847
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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