The Resource TransAtlantic, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)

TransAtlantic, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)

Label
TransAtlantic
Title
TransAtlantic
Statement of responsibility
Colum McCann
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Newfoundland, 1919. Two aviators--Jack Alcock and Arthur Brown--set course for Ireland as they attempt the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, placing their trust in a modified bomber to heal the wounds of the Great War. Dublin, 1845 and '46. On an international lecture tour in support of his subversive autobiography, Frederick Douglass finds the Irish people sympathetic to the abolitionist cause--despite the fact that, as famine ravages the countryside, the poor suffer from hardships that are astonishing even to an American slave. New York, 1998. Leaving behind a young wife and newborn child, Senator George Mitchell departs for Belfast, where it has fallen to him, the son of an Irish-American father and a Lebanese mother, to shepherd Northern Ireland's notoriously bitter and volatile peace talks to an uncertain conclusion. These three iconic crossings are connected by a series of remarkable women whose personal stories are caught up in the swells of history. Beginning with Irish housemaid Lily Duggan, who crosses paths with Frederick Douglass, the novel follows her daughter and granddaughter, Emily and Lottie, and culminates in the present-day story of Hannah Carson, in whom all the hopes and failures of previous generations live on. From the loughs of Ireland to the flatlands of Missouri and the windswept coast of Newfoundland, their journeys mirror the progress and shape of history. They each learn that even the most unassuming moments of grace have a way of rippling through time, space, and memory
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
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McCann, Colum
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6063.C335
LC item number
T73 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Geraldine Hughes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hughes, Geraldine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Transatlantic voyages
  • Air pilots
  • Air travel
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Northern Ireland
  • Ireland
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
TransAtlantic, Colum McCann, (electronic resource)
Link
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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
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o846851519
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10 hr., 42 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307878038
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o846851519
  • (Sirsi) o846851519
  • (OCoLC)846851519
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
TransAtlantic, Colum McCann, (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
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o846851519
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10 hr., 42 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307878038
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
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o846851519
  • (Sirsi) o846851519
  • (OCoLC)846851519
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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