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The Resource Rules for a knight, Ethan Hawke

Rules for a knight, Ethan Hawke

Label
Rules for a knight
Title
Rules for a knight
Statement of responsibility
Ethan Hawke
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"It is 1483, and Sir Thomas Lemuel Hawke, a Cornish knight, is about to ride into battle. On the eve of his departure, he composes a letter to his four young children, consisting of twenty virtues that provide instruction on how to live a noble life, and on all the lessons, large and small, that he might have imparted to them himself were he not expecting to die on the battlefield. "Why am I alive? Where was I before I was born? What will happen to me when I die? Whatever well our lives are drawn from, it is deep, wild, mysterious, and unknowable..."Rules for a Knight is many things: a code of ethics; an intimate record of a lifelong quest; a careful recounting of a knight's hardest won lessons, deepest aspirations, and most richly instructive failures; and an artifact, a relic of a father's exquisite love. Drawing on the ancient teachings of Eastern and Western philosophy and religion, on literature, and poetry, and on the great spiritual and political writings of our time, Ethan Hawke has written a parable that--in the story of a young man's journey toward a life of authenticity and meaning--captures the instinctive movement of the heart toward truth and beauty. Rules for a Knight has the appeal of Arthurian legend; the economy of Aesop; and the vitality, intelligence, and risk-taking that could only emanate from Ethan Hawke"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3558.A8165
LC item number
R85 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Alessandro Nivola
Series statement
Brilliance Audio on compact disc
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Rules for a knight, Ethan Hawke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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
2 audio discs (2 hours, 16 minutes)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781511324632
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
9781511324618
Other physical details
digital, optical, 1.4 m/s, stereo
Special playback characteristics
not applicable
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922463823
  • 994370
  • (OCoLC)ocn922463823
  • 994370
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Rules for a knight, Ethan Hawke
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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
2 audio discs (2 hours, 16 minutes)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781511324632
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
9781511324618
Other physical details
digital, optical, 1.4 m/s, stereo
Special playback characteristics
not applicable
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922463823
  • 994370
  • (OCoLC)ocn922463823
  • 994370
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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