The Resource A ladder to the sky : a novel, John Boyne, (electronic resource)

A ladder to the sky : a novel, John Boyne, (electronic resource)

Label
A ladder to the sky : a novel
Title
A ladder to the sky
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Boyne
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Author
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Clever, chilling, and beautifully paced; a study of inner corrosion that Patricia Highsmith herself could not have done better."--The Times (London)Esquire: "Best Books of 2018 (So Far)"Town & Country: "5 Books You Need to Read in November"Vulture: "Best New Books of November"A seductive, unputdownable psychodrama following one cunning, ruthless man who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of successMaurice Swift is handsome, charming, and hungry for fame. The one thing he doesn't have is talent - but he's not about to let a detail like that stand in his way. After all, a would-be writer can find stories anywhere. They don't need to be his own. Working as a waiter in a West Berlin hotel in 1988, Maurice engineers the perfect opportunity: a chance encounter with celebrated novelist Erich Ackermann. He quickly ingratiates himself with the powerful - but desperately lonely - older man, teasing out of Erich a terrible, long-held secret about his activities during the war. Perfect material for Maurice's first novel. Once Maurice has had a taste of literary fame, he knows he can stop at nothing in pursuit of that high. Moving from the Amalfi Coast, where he matches wits with Gore Vidal, to Manhattan and London, Maurice hones his talent for deceit and manipulation, preying on the talented and vulnerable in his cold-blooded climb to the top. But the higher he climbs, the further he has to fall... Sweeping across the late twentieth century, A Ladder to the Sky is a fascinating portrait of a relentlessly immoral man, a tour de force of storytelling, and the next great novel from an acclaimed literary virtuoso
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1971-
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Boyne, John
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PR6102.O96
LC item number
L33 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Richard E. Grant, Richard Cordery, Nina Sosanya and Laurence Kennedy
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1957-
  • 1969-
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  • Grant, Richard E.
  • Cordery, Richard
  • Sosanya, Nina
  • Kennedy, Laurence
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  • Authors
  • Novelists
  • Fame
  • Ambition
  • Betrayal
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Label
A ladder to the sky : a novel, John Boyne, (electronic resource)
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Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 39 min., 56 sec.))
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online
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Isbn
9781984846198
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)1065538883
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Label
A ladder to the sky : a novel, John Boyne, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 39 min., 56 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984846198
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
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c372caea-e1d8-48ee-b0cc-1e882e8f0fe8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1065538883
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not applicable
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