The Resource Hark : a novel, Sam Lipsyte, (electronic resource)

Hark : a novel, Sam Lipsyte, (electronic resource)

Label
Hark : a novel
Title
Hark
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Sam Lipsyte
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A brilliant send-up of our contemporary culture from Sam Lipsyte, the critically acclaimed author of Home Land, centered around an unwitting mindfulness guru and the phenomenon he initiates.In an America convulsed by political upheaval, cultural discord, environmental collapse, and spiritual confusion, many folks are searching for peace, salvation, and--perhaps most immediately--just a little damn focus. Enter Hark Morner, an unwitting guru whose technique of "Mental Archery"--a combination of mindfulness, mythology, fake history, yoga, and, well, archery--is set to captivate the masses and raise him to near-messiah status. It's a role he never asked for, and one he is woefully underprepared to take on. But his inner-circle of modern pilgrims have other plans, as do some suddenly powerful fringe players, including a renegade Ivy League ethicist, a gentle Swedish kidnapper, a crossbow-hunting veteran of jungle drug wars, a social media tycoon with an empire on the skids, and a mysteriously influential (but undeniably slimy) catfish. In this social satire of the highest order, Sam Lipsyte, the New York Times bestseller and master of the form, reaches new peaks of daring in a novel that revels in contemporary absurdity and the wild poetry of everyday language while exploring the emotional truths of his characters. Hark is a smart, incisive look at men, women, and children seeking meaning and dignity in a chaotic, ridiculous, and often dangerous world
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lipsyte, Sam
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3562.I648
LC item number
H37 2019ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Popular culture
  • Gurus
  • FICTION / Satire
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not applicable
Label
Hark : a novel, Sam Lipsyte, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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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 (08 hr., 02 min., 46 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508268642
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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
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1603fabc-b6b6-411f-89fa-fc0cd868f3a9
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)1082518293
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Label
Hark : a novel, Sam Lipsyte, (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 (08 hr., 02 min., 46 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508268642
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
1603fabc-b6b6-411f-89fa-fc0cd868f3a9
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)1082518293
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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