The Resource Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft, (electronic resource)

Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft, (electronic resource)

Label
Flights
Title
Flights
Statement of responsibility
Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • pol
  • eng
Summary
WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZEAS FEATURED IN THE NEW YORK TIMESA visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx)"A magnificent writer."--Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize-winning author of Secondhand Time"[There's] no better travel companion in these turbulent, fanatical times"--The Guardian From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, Flights interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching life, death, motion, and migration. Chopin's heart is carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister. A woman must return to her native Poland in order to poison her terminally ill high school sweetheart, and a young man slowly descends into madness when his wife and child mysteriously vanish during a vacation and just as suddenly reappear. Through these brilliantly imagined characters and stories, interwoven with haunting, playful, and revelatory meditations, Flights explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Where are you from? Where are you coming in from? Where are you going? we call to the traveler. Enchanting, unsettling, and wholly original, Flights is a master storyteller's answer
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tokarczuk, Olga
Dewey number
891.8/537
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PG7179.O37
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrator not specified
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Croft, Jennifer
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travelers
  • Women travelers
  • Human mechanics
  • Human anatomy
  • Human body
  • Voyages and travels
  • Interpersonal relations
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft, (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
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not applicable
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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 (12 hr., 38 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525626954
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
c9d283de-f3be-401c-b2db-b56a5d386806
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)1048611888
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Flights, Olga Tokarczuk ; translated by Jennifer Croft, (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 (12 hr., 38 min., 40 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525626954
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
c9d283de-f3be-401c-b2db-b56a5d386806
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)1048611888
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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