The Resource Perfume River : a novel, Robert Olen Butler

Perfume River : a novel, Robert Olen Butler

Label
Perfume River : a novel
Title
Perfume River
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Robert Olen Butler
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Robert Quinlan is a seventy-year-old historian teaching at Florida State University, where his wife Darla is also tenured. Their marriage, forged in the fervor of anti-Vietnam War protests, now bears the fractures of time, both personal and historical, with the couple trapped in an existence of morning coffee and solitary jogging and separate offices. For Robert and Darla, the cracks remain under the surface, whereas the divisions in Robert's own family are more apparent: he has almost no relationship with his brother Jimmy, who became estranged from the family as the Vietnam War intensified. Robert and Jimmy's father, a veteran of WWII, is coming to the end of his life, and aftershocks of war ripple across their lives once again when Jimmy refuses to appear at his father's bedside. And an unstable homeless man whom Robert at first takes to be a fellow Vietnam veteran turns out to have a deep impact not just on Robert, but on his entire family
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Butler, Robert Olen
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3552.U8278
LC item number
P47 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Historians
  • Veterans
  • War
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Historians
  • Veterans
  • War
  • Florida
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Perfume River : a novel, Robert Olen Butler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8.25 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681683263
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781681683263
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD26214
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950444762
  • 1071008
  • (OCoLC)ocn950444762
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Perfume River : a novel, Robert Olen Butler
Publication
Note
  • Compact discs
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (8.25 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681683263
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other control number
9781681683263
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD26214
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)950444762
  • 1071008
  • (OCoLC)ocn950444762
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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