The Resource Last night in twisted river : A Novel., John Irving, (electronic resource)

Last night in twisted river : A Novel., John Irving, (electronic resource)

Label
Last night in twisted river : A Novel.
Title
Last night in twisted river
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
John Irving
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1954, in the cookhouse of a logging and sawmill settlement in northern New Hampshire, an anxious twelve-year-old boy mistakes the local constable's girlfriend for a bear. Both the twelve-year-old and his father become fugitives, forced to run from Coos County–to Boston, to southern Vermont, to Toronto–pursued by the implacable constable. Their lone protector is a fiercely libertarian logger, once a river driver, who befriends them.In a story spanning five decades, Last Night in Twisted River–John Irving's twelfth novel–depicts the recent half-century in the United States as "a living replica of Coos County, where lethal hatreds were generally permitted to run their course." From the novel's taut opening sentence–"The young Canadian, who could not have been more than fifteen, had hesitated too long"–to its elegiac final chapter, Last Night in Twisted River is written with the historical authenticity and emotional authority of The Cider House Rules and A Prayer for Owen Meany. It is also as violent and disturbing a story as John Irving's breakthrough bestseller, The World According to Garp.What further distinguishes Last Night in Twisted River is the author's unmistakable voice–the inimitable voice of an accomplished storyteller. Near the end of this moving novel, John Irving writes: "We don't always have a choice how we get to know one another. Sometimes, people fall into our lives cleanly–as if out of the sky, or as if there were a direct flight from Heaven to Earth–the same sudden way we lose people, who once seemed they would always be part of our lives."From the Hardcover edition
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
PerformerNote
Narrator: Arthur Morey
Last night in twisted river : A Novel., John Irving, (electronic resource)
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Last night in twisted river : A Novel., John Irving, (electronic resource)
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https://tulsa.overdrive.com/media/218692
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ODN0000218692
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (20 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781415965771
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
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Other physical details
digital.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
7B07478B-EE96-495B-B85C-6B9EAD0FD47D
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Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 689675 KB)
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