The Resource 47 ronin, John Allyn ; [foreword by] Stephen Turnbull, (electronic resource)

47 ronin, John Allyn ; [foreword by] Stephen Turnbull, (electronic resource)

Label
47 ronin
Title
47 ronin
Statement of responsibility
John Allyn ; [foreword by] Stephen Turnbull
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1701 young Lord Asano is goaded into attacking a corrupt official at the Japanese Court. Although the wound Asano inflicts is minimal, the Emperor's punishment is harsh: Lord Asano is ordered to commit seppuku, or ritual suicide. His lands are confiscated and his family is dishonored and exiled. His samurai retainers now become ronin, or masterless, and are dispersed. These ronin are not trusted by their enemies, and live under the watchful eyes of spies for months. They appear to adapt to their new circumstances by becoming tradesmen and teachers. But the ronin only seem to accept their fate. They are in fact making careful plans for revenge, biding their time until the moment to strike is right! Their deeds became Japan's most celebrated example of bravery, cunning, and loyalty in an age when samurai were heroes, and honor was worth dying for. A fictionalized account of the stories is now a major motion picture starring Keanu Reeves. John Allyn's masterful retelling of the 47 ronin story has long been considered the definitive version of these dramatic historical events
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Allyn, John
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by David Shih
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Turnbull, Stephen R
  • Shih, David
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forty-seven Rōnin
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
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Label
47 ronin, John Allyn ; [foreword by] Stephen Turnbull, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11418283
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781622313570
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418283
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11418283
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
47 ronin, John Allyn ; [foreword by] Stephen Turnbull, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11418283
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622313570
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418283
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418283
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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