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The Resource Beartown: : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith

Beartown: : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith

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Beartown: : a novel
Title
Beartown:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
Title variation
Bear town
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Winning a junior ice hockey championship might not mean a lot to the average person, but it means everything to the residents of Beartown, a community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and the surrounding wilderness. A victory like this would draw national attention to the ailing town: it could attract government funding and an influx of talented athletes who would choose Beartown over the big nearby cities. A victory like this would certainly mean everything to Amat, a short, scrawny teenager who is treated like an outcast everywhere but on the ice; to Kevin, a star player just on the cusp of securing his golden future in the NHL; and to Peter, their dedicated general manager whose own professional hockey career ended in tragedy. At first, it seems like the team might have a shot at fulfilling the dreams of their entire town. But one night at a drunken celebration following a key win, something happens between Kevin and the general manager's daughter--and the next day everything seems to have changed. Accusations are made and, like ripples on a pond, they travel through all of Beartown, leaving no resident unaffected. With so much riding on the success of the team, the line between loyalty and betrayal becomes difficult to discern. At last, it falls to one young man to find the courage to speak the truth that it seems no one else wants to hear
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fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Marin Ireland
Series statement
Playaway
Target audience
adult
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Label
Beartown: : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
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  • "Simon & Schuster Audio."
  • Previously released by Simon & Schuster, Inc., ℗2017
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  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening
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spoken word
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Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm87963281
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
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Unabridged.
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1 audio media player (approximately 13 hr.)
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unknown
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direct electronic
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9781509443871
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  • unmediated
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digital, HD audio
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35638
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sound
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Label
Beartown: : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Neil Smith
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "HD."
  • "LIGHT."
  • "Simon & Schuster Audio."
  • Previously released by Simon & Schuster, Inc., ℗2017
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • 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
sky2ocm87963281
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio media player (approximately 13 hr.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509443871
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • unmediated
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • n
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
35638
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
not applicable
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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