The Resource Joseph Anton : a memoir, Salman Rushdie, (electronic resource)

Joseph Anton : a memoir, Salman Rushdie, (electronic resource)

Label
Joseph Anton : a memoir
Title
Joseph Anton
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Salman Rushdie
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On February 14, 1989, Salman Rushdie received a call from a journalist informing him that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. It was the first time Rushdie heard the word fatwa. His crime? Writing a novel, The Satanic Verses, which was accused of being "against Islam, the Prophet, and the Quran." So begins the extraordinary story of how a writer was forced underground for more than nine years, moving from house to house, with the constant presence of an armed police protection team. Asked to choose an alias that the police could use, he thought of combinations of the names of writers he loved: Conrad and Chekhov: Joseph Anton. How do a writer and his family live with the threat of murder for over nine years? How does he go on working? How does despair shape his thoughts and actions, and how does he learn to fight back? In this memoir, Rushdie tells for the first time the story of his crucial battle for freedom of speech. He shares the sometimes grim, sometimes comic realities of living with armed policemen, and the close bonds he formed with his protectors; of his struggle for support and understanding from governments, intelligence chiefs, publishers, journalists, and fellow writers; and of how he regained his freedom. What happened to Salman Rushdie was the first act of a drama that is still unfolding.--From publisher description
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TLC
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Rushdie, Salman
Dewey number
  • 823/.914
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR6068.U757
LC item number
Z46 2012
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Sam Dastor
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OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rushdie, Salman
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, Indic
  • Fatwas
  • Protective custody
  • Islam and literature
  • Blasphemy (Islam)
  • Freedom of the press
Label
Joseph Anton : a memoir, Salman Rushdie, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8E6A52EB-B36E-4F28-8B06-1D4B7CFA72BC
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Mr. Morning and Mr. Afternoon
  • His millenarian illusion
  • At the Halcyon Hotel
  • The first blackbird
  • A Faustian contract in reverse
  • "Manuscripts don't burn"
  • Year zero
  • The trap of wanting to be loved
  • "Been down so long it looks like up to me"
  • Why it's impossible to photograph the Pampas
  • A truckload of dung
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780449807842
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
8E6A52EB-B36E-4F28-8B06-1D4B7CFA72BC
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000067593
  • 484983
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Joseph Anton : a memoir, Salman Rushdie, (electronic resource)
Link
http://overdrive-audio-books.sno-isle.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=8E6A52EB-B36E-4F28-8B06-1D4B7CFA72BC
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • Mr. Morning and Mr. Afternoon
  • His millenarian illusion
  • At the Halcyon Hotel
  • The first blackbird
  • A Faustian contract in reverse
  • "Manuscripts don't burn"
  • Year zero
  • The trap of wanting to be loved
  • "Been down so long it looks like up to me"
  • Why it's impossible to photograph the Pampas
  • A truckload of dung
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780449807842
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
8E6A52EB-B36E-4F28-8B06-1D4B7CFA72BC
System control number
  • (TLC)erc0000067593
  • 484983
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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