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The Resource Florence Gordon, by Brian Morton

Florence Gordon, by Brian Morton

Label
Florence Gordon
Title
Florence Gordon
Statement of responsibility
by Brian Morton
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A wise and entertaining novel about a woman who has lived life on her own terms for seventy-five defiant and determined years, only to find herself suddenly thrust to the center of her family's various catastrophes Meet Florence Gordon: blunt, brilliant, cantankerous and passionate, feminist icon to young women, invisible and underappreciated by most everyone else. At seventy-five, Florence has earned her right to set down the burdens of family and work and shape her legacy at long last. But just as she is beginning to write her long-deferred memoir, her son Daniel returns to New York from Seattle with his wife and daughter, and they embroil Florence in their dramas, clouding the clarity of her days with the frustrations of middle-age and the confusions of youth. And then there is her left foot, which is starting to drag. With searing wit, sophisticated intelligence, and a tender respect for humanity in all its flaws, Brian Morton introduces a constellation of unforgettable characters. Chief among them, Florence, who can humble the fools surrounding her with one barbed line, but who eventually finds there are realities even she cannot outsmart"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
OClCo
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Dawn Harvey
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Florence Gordon, by Brian Morton
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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
sky2ocm64880397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483022963
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • Z9875
  • ZE9875
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Florence Gordon, by Brian Morton
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
sky2ocm64880397
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483022963
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • Z9875
  • ZE9875
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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