The Resource The lay of the land, Richard Ford, (electronic resource)

The lay of the land, Richard Ford, (electronic resource)

Label
The lay of the land
Title
The lay of the land
Statement of responsibility
Richard Ford
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The third installment, after The Sportswriter and Independence Day, of "an extraordinary epic." This new novel from Pulitzer Prize and PEN/Faulkner award-winner Richard Ford marks the return of Frank Bascombe, one of the most beloved characters in American fiction. The time: The Fall of 2000 with the presidential election on-going and Thanksgiving looming with all its own perils, from the post-nuclear family get-together to explosions that will leave listeners gasping. The place: The Jersey shore, where Frank Bascombe now plies his trade as a realtor. Laugh-out-loud funny, "The lay of the land" is sure to be an instant classic
Member of
Summary
In the fall of 2000, with the results of the presidential election still hanging in the balance, Frank Bascombe confronts the perils of Thanksgiving as he contends with health, marital, and family issues and works as a realtor at the Jersey shore
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10289894
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ford, Richard
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3556.O713
LC item number
L39 2006ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Joe Barrett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barrett, Joe
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Frank Bascombe novels
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Real estate agents
  • New Jersey
  • Middle-aged men
  • Divorced men
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The lay of the land, Richard Ford, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 24:51:43
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739349212
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)78595436
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 357302 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wid e Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The lay of the land, Richard Ford, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 24:51:43
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739349212
Isbn Type
(sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
(OCoLC)78595436
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 357302 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wid e Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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