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The Resource South Pole Station, Ashley Shelby, (sound recording)

South Pole Station, Ashley Shelby, (sound recording)

Label
South Pole Station
Title
South Pole Station
Statement of responsibility
Ashley Shelby
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Do you have digestion problems due to stress? Do you have problems with authority? How many alcoholic drinks do you consume a week? Would you rather be a florist or a truck driver?These are the questions that decide who has what it takes to live at South Pole Station, a place with an average temperature of -54 F and no sunlight for six months a year. Cooper Gosling is adrift at thirty, unmoored by a family tragedy and floundering in her career as a painter. So she applies to the National Science Foundation Artists & Writers Program and flees to Antarctica the bottom of the Earth where she encounters a group of misfits motivated by desires as ambiguous as her own. There s Pearl, the cook whose Carrot Mushroom Loaf becomes means toward her Machiavellian ambitions; the oxymoronic Sal (he is an attractive astrophysicist); and Tucker, the only gay black man on the continent who, as station manager, casts a watchful eye on all
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1977-
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Shelby, Ashley
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Rebecca Gibel
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Gibel, Rebecca
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  • Eccentrics and eccentricities
  • Escape (Psychology)
  • Belonging (Social psychology)
  • Global warming
  • South Pole
  • Antarctica
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
South Pole Station, Ashley Shelby, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
ocn994000889
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Audio CD ; Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr., 43 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781520083100
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Note
F SHELBY ; XX-CDF ; 10CD/1AW ; [B17MA004, #7, 2@$59.99, DLG/cd].
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)994000889
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
South Pole Station, Ashley Shelby, (sound recording)
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
ocn994000889
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Audio CD ; Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr., 43 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781520083100
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Note
F SHELBY ; XX-CDF ; 10CD/1AW ; [B17MA004, #7, 2@$59.99, DLG/cd].
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)994000889
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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