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The Resource The beginner's goodbye [sound recording] : a novel, Anne Tyler

The beginner's goodbye [sound recording] : a novel, Anne Tyler

Label
The beginner's goodbye [sound recording] : a novel
Title
The beginner's goodbye [sound recording]
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anne Tyler
Title variation
beginners goodbye
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances, in their house, on the roadway, in the market. Crippled in his right arm and leg, Aaron has spent his childhood fending off a sister who wants to manage him. So when he meets Dorothy, a plain, outspoken, independent young woman, she is like a breath of fresh air. Unhesitatingly, he marries her, and they have a relatively happy, unremarkable marriage. But when a tree crashes into their house and Dorothy is killed, Aaron feels as though he has been erased forever. Only Dorothy's unexpected appearances from the dead help him to live in the moment and to find some peace. Gradually he discovers, as he works in the family's vanity publishing business, turning out titles that presume to guide beginners through the trials of life, that maybe for this beginner there is a way of saying goodbye
Summary
When his wife dies suddenly after a happy marriage, a middle-aged man is devastated, but he gradually recovers with the help of his wife's ghost.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10202295
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
813.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kirby Heyborne
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The beginner's goodbye [sound recording] : a novel, Anne Tyler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Compact discs
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 sound discs (6 hrs., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307969149
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)745979782
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The beginner's goodbye [sound recording] : a novel, Anne Tyler
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Compact discs
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 sound discs (6 hrs., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307969149
Other physical details
digital
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)745979782
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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