The Resource The room : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, (electronic resource)

The room : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, (electronic resource)

Label
The room : a novel
Title
The room
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jonas Karlsson
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Funny, clever, surreal, and thought-provoking, this Kafkaesque masterpiece introduces the unforgettable Bjorn, an exceptionally meticulous office worker striving to live life on his own terms. Bjorn is a compulsive, meticulous bureaucrat who discovers a secret room at the government office where he works--a secret room that no one else in his office will acknowledge. When Bjorn is in his room, what his co-workers see is him standing by the wall and staring off into space looking dazed, relaxed, and decidedly creepy. Bjorn's bizarre behavior eventually leads his co-workers to try and have him fired, but Bjorn will turn the tables on them with help from his secret room. Debut author Jonas Karlsson doesn't leave a word out of place in this brilliant, bizarre, delightful take on how far we will go--in a world ruled by conformity--to live an individual and examined life
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karlsson, Jonas
Dewey number
839.73/8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PT9877.21.A74
LC item number
R8613 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by George Newbern
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Newbern, George
  • Karlsson, Jonas
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clerks
  • Civil service
  • Conformity
  • Rooms
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The room : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C2743E4A-C7A6-48F1-9CAD-2FDDAA171D00
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)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780553409994
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
c2743e4a-c7a6-48f1-9cad-2fddaa171d00
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)900467507
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The room : a novel, Jonas Karlsson, (electronic resource)
Link
http://sfpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=C2743E4A-C7A6-48F1-9CAD-2FDDAA171D00
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
9780553409994
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
c2743e4a-c7a6-48f1-9cad-2fddaa171d00
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)900467507
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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