The Resource Dig, A.S. King, (electronic resource)

Dig, A.S. King, (electronic resource)

Label
Dig
Title
Dig
Statement of responsibility
A.S. King
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed master of the YA novel A.S. King's eleventh book is a surreal and searing dive into the tangled secrets of a wealthy white family in suburban Pennsylvania and the terrible cost the family's children pay to maintain the family name.The Shoveler, the Freak, CanIHelpYou?, Loretta the Flea-Circus Ring Mistress, and First-Class Malcolm. These are the five teenagers lost in the Hemmings family's maze of tangled secrets. Only a generation removed from being Pennsylvania potato farmers, Gottfried and Marla Hemmings managed to trade digging spuds for developing subdivisions and now sit atop a seven-figure bank account--wealth they've declined to pass on to their adult children or their teenage grandchildren. "Because we want them to thrive," Marla always says. What does thriving look like? Like carrying a snow shovel everywhere. Like selling pot at the Arby's drive-thru window. Like a first class ticket to Jamaica between cancer treatments. Like a flea-circus in a double-wide. Like the GPS coordinates to a mound of dirt in a New Jersey forest. As the rot just beneath the surface of the Hemmings' precious suburban respectability begins to spread, the far-flung grandchildren gradually find their ways back to one another, just in time to uncover the terrible cost of maintaining the family name.With her inimitable surrealism and insight into teenage experience, A.S. King explores how a corrosive culture of polite, affluent white supremacy tears a family apart and how one determined generation can save themselves
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, A. S.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PZ7.K5693
LC item number
Dig 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kirby Heyborne, Mike Chamberlain and Tonya Cornelisse and the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Heyborne, Kirby
  • Chamberlain, Mike
  • Cornelisse, Tonya
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cousins
  • Family reunions
  • Prejudices
  • Cousins
  • Family problems
  • Family reunions
  • Prejudices
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Dig, A.S. King, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
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 (10 hr., 25 min., 48 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984838162
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
7d4a52c2-da88-4612-8564-d02040dcf030
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1090798955
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Dig, A.S. King, (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 (10 hr., 25 min., 48 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984838162
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
7d4a52c2-da88-4612-8564-d02040dcf030
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)1090798955
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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