The Resource Ajax Penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource)

Ajax Penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource)

Label
Ajax Penumbra 1969
Title
Ajax Penumbra 1969
Statement of responsibility
Robin Sloan
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Robin Sloan, author of Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, the story of Mr. Penumbra's first trip to San Franciscó??and of how he got entangled with the city's most unusual always-open enterprise ... It is August 1969. The Summer of Love is a fading memory. The streets of San Francisco pulse to the sounds of Led Zeppelin and Marvin Gaye. And of jackhammers: A futuristic pyramid of a skyscraper is rising a few blocks from City Lights bookstore and an unprecedented subway tunnel is being built under the bay. Meanwhile, south of the city, orchards are quickly giving way to a brand-new industry built on silicon. But young Ajax Penumbra has not arrived in San Francisco looking for free love or a glimpse of the technological future. He is seeking a booḱ??the single surviving copy of the Techne Tycheon, a mysterious volume that has brought and lost great fortune for anyone who has owned it. The last record of the book locates it in the San Francisco of more than a century earlier, and on that scant bit of evidence, Penumbra's university has dispatched him west to acquire it for their library. After a few weeks of rigorous hunting, Penumbra feels no closer to his goal than when he started. But late one night, after another day of dispiriting dead ends, he stumbles across a 24-hour bookstore, and the possibilities before him expand exponentially ..
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
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Sloan, Robin
Dewey number
813.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3619.L6278
LC item number
A33 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Ari Fliakos
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fliakos, Ari
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rare books
  • Wealth
  • San Francisco (Calif.)
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Label
Ajax Penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (1 hr., 49 min., 5 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781427243980
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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digital
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395c1630-07d4-4212-90e9-75d69eb5ca46
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not applicable
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unknown
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)894993004
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Label
Ajax Penumbra 1969, Robin Sloan, (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 (1 hr., 49 min., 5 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427243980
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
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
395c1630-07d4-4212-90e9-75d69eb5ca46
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)894993004
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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