The Resource The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (electronic resource)

The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (electronic resource)

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The book of Joan : a novel
Title
The book of Joan
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lidia Yuknavitch
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Language
eng
Summary
The bestselling author of The Small Backs of Children offer a vision of our near-extinction and a heroine--a reimagined Joan of Arc--poised to save a world ravaged by war, violence, and greed, and forever change history, in this provocative new novel. In the near future, world wars have transformed the earth into a battleground. Fleeing the unending violence and the planet's now-radioactive surface, humans have regrouped to a mysterious platform known as CIEL, hovering over their erstwhile home. The changed world has turned evolution on its head: the surviving humans have become sexless, hairless, pale-white creatures floating in isolation, inscribing stories upon their skin.Out of the ranks of the endless wars rises Jean de Men, a charismatic and bloodthirsty cult leader who turns CIEL into a quasi-corporate police state. A group of rebels unite to dismantle his iron rule--galvanized by the heroic song of Joan, a child-warrior who possesses a mysterious force that lives within her and communes with the earth. When de Men and his armies turn Joan into a martyr, the consequences are astonishing. And no one--not the rebels, Jean de Men, or even Joan herself--can foresee the way her story and unique gift will forge the destiny of an entire world for generations.A riveting tale of destruction and love found in the direst of places--even at the extreme end of post-human experience--Lidia Yuknavitch's The Book of Joan raises questions about what it means to be human, the fluidity of sex and gender, and the role of art as a means for survival
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Yuknavitch, Lidia
Dewey number
813.54
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3575.U35
LC item number
B66 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Xe Sands
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Sands, Xe
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  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Insurgency
  • Survivalism
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Insurgency
  • Survivalism
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The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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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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ocn983202114
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Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 14 min., 25 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9780062659941
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computer
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rdamedia
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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091271F6-C52C-4BB3-BAA1-3DE0B338DE1C
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(OCoLC)983202114
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Label
The book of Joan : a novel, Lidia Yuknavitch, (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
ocn983202114
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
  • Unabridged.
  • Retail edition.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (7 hr., 14 min., 25 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062659941
Kind of cutting
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
Other physical details
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
091271F6-C52C-4BB3-BAA1-3DE0B338DE1C
System control number
(OCoLC)983202114
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not applicable
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