The Resource Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark, (electronic resource)

Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark, (electronic resource)

Label
Sweetness #9 : a novel
Title
Sweetness #9
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephan Eirik Clark
Title variation
  • Sweetness number 9
  • Sweetness no. 9
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"Funny and moving. After this, nothing will ever taste the same again."--T. C. Boyle. It's 1973, and David Leveraux has landed his dream job as a Flavorist-in-Training, working in the secretive industry where chemists create the flavors for everything from the cherry in your can of soda to the butter on your popcorn. While testing a new artificial sweetener--"Sweetness #9"--he notices unusual side-effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a generalized dissatisfaction with life. David tries to blow the whistle, but he swallows it instead. Years later, Sweetness #9 is America's most popular sweetener--and David's family is changing. His wife is gaining weight, his son has stopped using verbs, and his daughter suffers from a generalized dissatisfaction with life. Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David's failure to stop it? Or are these just symptoms of the American condition? David's search for an answer unfolds in this expansive novel that is at once a comic satire, a family story, and a profound exploration of our deepest cultural anxieties. Wickedly funny and wildly imaginative, Sweetness #9 questions whether what we eat truly makes us who we are
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technical information on music
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Clark, Stephan Eirik
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3603.L36877
LC item number
S94 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
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Read by James Langton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Langton, James
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  • Weight gain
  • Eating disorders
  • Sweeteners
  • Families
  • FICTION / Humorous
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Label
Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file)
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781478956044
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(electronic audio bk.)
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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93cb9b80-43c6-4325-a790-83d454c6b8eb
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sound
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other
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(OCoLC)885314866
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Label
Sweetness #9 : a novel, Stephan Eirik Clark, (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)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478956044
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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
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93cb9b80-43c6-4325-a790-83d454c6b8eb
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)885314866
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not applicable
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