The Resource Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke

Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke

Label
Wayfaring stranger
Title
Wayfaring stranger
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "It is 1934 and the Depression is bearing down when sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends as Weldon puts a bullet through the rear window of Clyde's stolen automobile. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon Holland and his sergeant, Hershel Pine, escape certain death in the Battle of the Bulge and encounter a beautiful young woman named Rosita Lowenstein hiding in a deserted extermination camp. Eventually, Weldon and Rosita fall in love and marry and, with Hershel, return to Texas to seek their fortunes. There, they enter the domain of jackals known as the oil business. They meet Roy Wiseheart--a former Marine aviator haunted with guilt for deserting his squadron leader over the South Pacific--and Roy's wife Clara, a vicious anti-Semite who is determined to make Weldon and Rosita's life a nightmare. It will be the frontier justice upheld by Weldon's grandfather, Texas lawman Hackberry Holland, and the legendary antics of Bonnie and Clyde that shape Weldon's plans for saving his family from the evil forces that lurk in peacetime America and threaten to destroy them all" --
  • A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast
Assigning source
from publisher's web site
Cataloging source
TOH
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1936-
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Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Will Patton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Patton, Will
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish women
  • Soldiers
  • Oil industries
  • Antisemitism
  • Antisemitism
  • Jewish women
  • Oil industries
  • Soldiers
  • Texas
  • Texas
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Sound recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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
Extent
11 sound discs (13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442369924
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 physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 728292
  • (OCoLC)875393809
  • 719022
  • (OCoLC)ocn875393809
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Wayfaring stranger, James Lee Burke
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Sound recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
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
Extent
11 sound discs (13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442369924
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 physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • 728292
  • (OCoLC)875393809
  • 719022
  • (OCoLC)ocn875393809
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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