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The Resource A pale view of hills, by Kazuo Ishiguro, (electronic resource)

A pale view of hills, by Kazuo Ishiguro, (electronic resource)

Label
A pale view of hills
Title
A pale view of hills
Statement of responsibility
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Contributor
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
The story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. In a story where past and present confuse, she relives scenes of Japan's devastation in the wake of World War II
Summary
In his highly acclaimed debut, "A Pale View of Hills", Kazuo Ishiguro tells the story of Etsuko, a Japanese woman now living alone in England, dwelling on the recent suicide of her daughter. Retreating into the past, she finds herself reliving one particular hot summer in Nagasaki, when she and her friends struggled to rebuild their lives after the war. But then as she recalls her strange friendship with Sachiko a wealthy woman reduced to vagrancy the memories take on a disturbing cast.
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10289774
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1954-
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Ishiguro, Kazuo
Dewey number
823/.914
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PR6059.S5
LC item number
P3 2012ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Roe Kendall
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Kendall, Roe
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True
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  • Nagasaki-shi (Japan)
  • Suicide victims
  • Japanese fiction
  • Women
  • Female friendship
  • Mothers and daughters
  • England
  • Japan
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A pale view of hills, by Kazuo Ishiguro, (electronic resource)
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OverDrive eBook
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unknown
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unknown
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not applicable
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unknown
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (5 hr., 59 min., 45 sec.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780385362566
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)812539578
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 86167 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable
Label
A pale view of hills, by Kazuo Ishiguro, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file (5 hr., 59 min., 45 sec.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780385362566
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
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)812539578
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 86167 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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