The Resource Birds of paradise : a novel, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)

Birds of paradise : a novel, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)

Label
Birds of paradise : a novel
Title
Birds of paradise
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Diana Abu-Jaber
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Avis Muir is a brilliant pastry chef, Brian Muir a corporate real estate attorney. Their son, Stanley, is the proprietor of a trendy food market. Their beautiful daughter, Felice, is missing. A runaway at 13, Felice has spent five years modeling tattoos, skateboarding, clubbing, and sleeping in a squat house or on the beach. She's about to turn 18. Soon all of the Muirs will be forced to confront their anguish, loss, and sense of betrayal. And Felice must reckon with the guilty secret that drove her away, then face her fear of losing her family and her sense of self forever. Set against the vibrant backdrop of contemporary Miami, Birds of Paradise is filled with piercing insights into the politics of food and sugar, teen culture, and of the ebb and flow of marriage. The writing is sumptuous, the story moving, and the descriptions of food (one of Abu-Jaber's specialties) are mouth-watering
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abu-Jaber, Diana
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Tamara Marston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marston, Tamara
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Runaway teenagers
  • Teenage girls
  • Families
  • Parent and teenager
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Miami (Fla.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Birds of paradise : a novel, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11419344
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781611745788
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419344
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11419344
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Birds of paradise : a novel, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11419344
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (14hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781611745788
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
MWT11419344
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11419344
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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