The Resource Facing the wave : a journey in the wake of the tsunami, Gretel Ehrlich, (electronic resource)

Facing the wave : a journey in the wake of the tsunami, Gretel Ehrlich, (electronic resource)

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Facing the wave : a journey in the wake of the tsunami
Title
Facing the wave
Title remainder
a journey in the wake of the tsunami
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Gretel Ehrlich
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eng
Summary
A passionate student of Japanese poetry, theater, and art for much of her life, Gretel Ehrlich felt compelled to return to the earthquake-and-tsunami-devastated Tohoku coast to bear witness, listen to survivors, and experience their terror and exhilaration in villages and towns where all shelter and hope seemed lost. In an eloquent narrative that blends strong reportage, poetic observation, and deeply felt reflection, she takes us into the upside-down world of northeastern Japan, where nothing is certain and where the boundaries between living and dying have been erased by water. The stories of rice farmers, monks, and wanderers; of fishermen who drove their boats up the steep wall of the wave; and of an eighty-four-year-old geisha who survived the tsunami to hand down a song that only she still remembered are both harrowing and inspirational. Facing death, facing life, and coming to terms with impermanence are equally compelling in a landscape of surreal desolation, as the ghostly specter of Fukushima Daiichi, the nuclear power complex, spews radiation into the ocean and air. Facing the Wave is a testament to the buoyancy, spirit, humor, and strong-mindedness of those who must find their way in a suddenly shattered world
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TEFOD
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Ehrlich, Gretel
Dewey number
363.34/94095211
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LC call number
GC222.J3
LC item number
E47 2013ab
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memoirs
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Read by Sumalee Montano
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1972-
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Montano, Sumalee
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  • Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami (Japan : 2011)
  • Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, Japan, 2011
  • Tsunami damage
  • Tsunami relief
  • Disaster victims
  • Disaster victims
  • Tsunami damage
  • Tsunami relief
  • Japan
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Facing the wave : a journey in the wake of the tsunami, Gretel Ehrlich, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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ocn862731250
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (06 hr., 12 min., 13 sec.))
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online
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9780804193726
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sound
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90640C89-3329-42E3-BD45-99071966C95D
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Label
Facing the wave : a journey in the wake of the tsunami, Gretel Ehrlich, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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
ocn862731250
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (06 hr., 12 min., 13 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804193726
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
90640C89-3329-42E3-BD45-99071966C95D
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862731250
  • (OCoLC)862731250
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