The Resource Lab girl, Hope Jahren, (electronic resource)

Lab girl, Hope Jahren, (electronic resource)

Label
Lab girl
Title
Lab girl
Statement of responsibility
Hope Jahren
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
An illuminating debut memoir of a woman in science; a moving portrait of a longtime friendship; and a stunningly fresh look at plants that will forever change how you see the natural world Acclaimed scientist Hope Jahren has built three laboratories in which she's studied trees, flowers, seeds, and soil. Her first book is a revelatory treatise on plant life--but it is also so much more. Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about her childhood in rural Minnesota with an uncompromising mother and a father who encouraged hours of play in his classroom's labs; about how she found a sanctuary in science, and learned to perform lab work done "with both the heart and the hands"; and about the inevitable disappointments, but also the triumphs and exhilarating discoveries, of scientific work.Yet at the core of this book is the story of a relationship Jahren forged with a brilliant, wounded man named Bill, who becomes her lab partner and best friend. Their sometimes rogue adventures in science take them from the Midwest across the United States and back again, over the Atlantic to the ever-light skies of the North Pole and to tropical Hawaii, where she and her lab currently make their home. Jahren's probing look at plants, her astonishing tenacity of spirit, and her acute insights on nature enliven every page of this extraordinary book. Lab Girl opens your eyes to the beautiful, sophisticated mechanisms within every leaf, blade of grass, and flower petal. Here is an eloquent demonstration of what can happen when you find the stamina, passion, and sense of sacrifice needed to make a life out of what you truly love, as you discover along the way the person you were meant to be.Music for the Audio Edition:Composed by Katelyn Sweeney Ching Margaret Kocher, Cellist Katelyn Sweeney Ching, Pianist Mark Robinson, Audio Engineer Copyright 2016
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jahren, Hope
Dewey number
  • 570.92
  • [B]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QH31.J344
LC item number
A3 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Hope Jahren
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jahren, Hope
  • Biologists
  • Geobiology
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Label
Lab girl, Hope Jahren, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 30 min., 02 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781101890202
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Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
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902adef3-8114-4a31-ad7a-cfced29f727f
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
System control number
(OCoLC)946074445
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Label
Lab girl, Hope Jahren, (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 (11 hr., 30 min., 02 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781101890202
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
902adef3-8114-4a31-ad7a-cfced29f727f
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)946074445
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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