The Resource Small wonder, Barbara Kingsolver, (electronic resource)

Small wonder, Barbara Kingsolver, (electronic resource)

Label
Small wonder
Title
Small wonder
Statement of responsibility
Barbara Kingsolver
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In her new essay collection, the beloved author of High Tide in Tucson brings to us from one of history's darker moments an extended love song to the world we still have. From its opening parable gleaned from recent news about a lost child saved in an astonishing way, the book moves on to consider a world of surprising and hopeful prospects, ranging from an inventive conservation scheme in a remote jungle to the backyard flock of chickens tended by the author's small daughter. These essays are grounded in the author's belief that our largest problems have grown from the earth's remotest corners as well as our own backyards, and that answers may lie in those places, too. In the voice Kingsolver's readers have come to rely on -- sometimes grave, occasionally hilarious, and ultimately persuasive -- Small Wonder is a hopeful examination of the people we seem to be, and what we might yet make of ourselves
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kingsolver, Barbara
Dewey number
814/.54
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kingsolver, Barbara
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American prose literature
  • American essays
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Small wonder, Barbara Kingsolver, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11595576
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Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 02 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9780060894580
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11595576
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11595576
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Small wonder, Barbara Kingsolver, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11595576
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Abridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 02 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060894580
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
MWT11595576
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11595576
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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