The Resource What is the what, by Dave Eggers, (electronic resource)

What is the what, by Dave Eggers, (electronic resource)

Label
What is the what
Title
What is the what
Statement of responsibility
by Dave Eggers
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a heartrending and astonishing novel, Dave Eggers illuminates the history of the civil war in Sudan through the eyes of Valentino Achak Deng, a refugee now living in the United States. We follow his life as he's driven from his home as a boy and walks, with thousands of orphans, to Ethiopia, where he finds safety-for a time. Valentino's travels, truly Biblical in scope, bring him in contact with government soldiers, Janjaweed-like militias, liberation rebels, hyenas and lions, disease and starvation-and a string of unexpected romances. Ultimately, Valentino finds safety in Kenya and, just after the millennium, is finally resettled in the United States, from where this novel is narrated. In this book, written with expansive humanity and surprising humor, we come to understand the nature of the conflicts in Sudan, the refugee experience in America, the dreams of the Dinka people, and the challenge one indomitable man faces in a world collapsing around him
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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Midwest
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Eggers, Dave
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Performed by Dion Graham
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Graham, Dion
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  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Sudanese
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
What is the what, by Dave Eggers, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
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unknown
Control code
MWT11397894
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (20hr., 28 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792749783
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
MWT11397894
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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
11397894
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
What is the what, by Dave Eggers, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11397894
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (20hr., 28 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792749783
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
MWT11397894
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11397894
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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