The Resource Chronicle of a last summer : a novel of Egypt, Yasmine El Rashidi, (electronic resource)

Chronicle of a last summer : a novel of Egypt, Yasmine El Rashidi, (electronic resource)

Label
Chronicle of a last summer : a novel of Egypt
Title
Chronicle of a last summer
Title remainder
a novel of Egypt
Statement of responsibility
Yasmine El Rashidi
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Cairo, 1984. A blisteringly hot summer. A young girl in a sprawling family house. Her days pass quietly: listening to a mother's phone conversations, looking at the Nile from a bedroom window, watching the three state-sanctioned TV stations with the volume off, daydreaming about other lives. Underlying this claustrophobic routine is mystery and loss. Relatives mutter darkly about the newly-appointed President Mubarak. Everyone talks with melancholy about the past. People disappear overnight. Her own father has left, too--why, or to where, no one will say. We meet her across three decades, from youth to adulthood: As a six-year old absorbing the world around her, filled with questions she can't ask; as a college student and aspiring filmmaker pre-occupied with love, language, and the repression that surrounds her; and then later, in the turbulent aftermath of Mubarak's overthrow, as a writer exploring her own past. Reunited with her father, she wonders about the silences that have marked and shaped her life. At once a mapping of a city in transformation and a story about the shifting realities and fates of a single Egyptian family, Yasmine El Rashidi's Chronicle of a Last Summer traces the fine line between survival and complicity, exploring the conscience of a generation raised in silence
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
El Rashidi, Yasmine
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PS3605.L147
LC item number
C48 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
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Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mubārak, Muḥammad Ḥusnī
  • Young women
  • Families
  • Egypt
  • Egypt
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Label
Chronicle of a last summer : a novel of Egypt, Yasmine El Rashidi, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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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 (04 hr., 38 min., 55 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780735205734
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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fab75034-65e3-4b47-9323-82d44c109fb8
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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)952576142
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Label
Chronicle of a last summer : a novel of Egypt, Yasmine El Rashidi, (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 (04 hr., 38 min., 55 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735205734
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
fab75034-65e3-4b47-9323-82d44c109fb8
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)952576142
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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