The Resource The house of Scorta : a novel, by Laurent Gaudé, (electronic resource)

The house of Scorta : a novel, by Laurent Gaudé, (electronic resource)

Label
The house of Scorta : a novel
Title
The house of Scorta
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Laurent Gaudé
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spanning five generations, the Scorta family saga begins in 1870 with Rocco Scorta Mascalzone, the bastard product of a rape and a notorious scoundrel. Burdened by a legacy of infamous crimes and forsaken loves, its lineage doomed to struggle, the Scortas nevertheless are blessed: with pride and a relentless faith in their own power. Their wealth lies in their memories and their collective belief in the pursuit of happiness. In a narrative both lyrical and linear, Laurent Gaud interweaves a compelling story with a timeless message and the recollections of old Carmela as she delivers her final confession to the family priest, exposing the Scortas' most deeply buried secret
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Gaudé, Laurent
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Daniel Oreskes with Barbara Caruso
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oreskes, Daniel
  • Caruso, Barbara
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Family secrets
  • Family-owned business enterprises
  • Poor families
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The house of Scorta : a novel, by Laurent Gaudé, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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Control code
MWT11419153
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781598871678
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11419153
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11419153
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The house of Scorta : a novel, by Laurent Gaudé, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11419153
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (360 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598871678
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
MWT11419153
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11419153
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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