The Resource Death by water, Kenzaburo Oe, (electronic resource)

Death by water, Kenzaburo Oe, (electronic resource)

Label
Death by water
Title
Death by water
Statement of responsibility
Kenzaburo Oe
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kenzaburo Oe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for creating "an imagined world, where life and myth condense to form a disconcerting picture of the human predicament today." In Death by Water, his recurring protagonist and literary alter-ego returns to his hometown village in search of a red suitcase fabled to hold documents revealing the details of his father's death during World War II: details that will serve as the foundation for his new, and final, novel. Since his youth, renowned novelist Kogito Choko planned to fictionalize his father's fatal drowning in order to fully process the loss. Stricken with guilt and regret over his failure to rescue his father, Choko has long been driven to discover why his father was boating on the river in a torrential storm. Though he remembers overhearing his father and a group of soldiers discussing an insurgent scheme to stage a suicide attack on Emperor Mikado, Choko cannot separate his memories from imagination, and his family is hesitant to reveal the entire story
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ōe, Kenzaburō
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Paul Boehmer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boehmer, Paul
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Novelists, Japanese
  • Fathers and sons
  • Fathers
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Death by water, Kenzaburo Oe, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11484631
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 50 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494598679
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
MWT11484631
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11484631
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Death by water, Kenzaburo Oe, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11484631
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (16hr., 50 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781494598679
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
MWT11484631
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11484631
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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