The Resource The Monk of Mokha (CD), Dave Eggers, (sound recording)

The Monk of Mokha (CD), Dave Eggers, (sound recording)

Label
The Monk of Mokha (CD)
Title
The Monk of Mokha (CD)
Statement of responsibility
Dave Eggers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco, one of seven siblings brought up by Yemeni immigrants in a tiny apartment. At age twenty-four, unable to pay for college, he works as a doorman, until a statue of an Arab raising a cup of coffee awakens something in him. He sets out to learn the rich history of coffee in Yemen. He travels to Yemen and visits countless farms, collecting samples, eager to bring improved cultivation methods to the countryside. On the verge of success when civil war engulfs Yemen in 2015. The US Embassy closes, Saudi bombs began to rain down. Mokhtar is trapped in Yemen. Desperate to escape, he embarks on a passage that has him negotiating with dueling political factions and twice kidnapped at gunpoint. With no other options, he hires a skiff to take him, and his coffee samples, across the Red Sea
  • "...exciting..."--Publishers Weekly
Cataloging source
Midwest
PerformerNote
Read by Dion Graham
The Monk of Mokha (CD), Dave Eggers, (sound recording)
Label
The Monk of Mokha (CD), Dave Eggers, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc
  • 01/30/2018
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Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn1016171874
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
http://library.link/vocab/discovery_link
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 sound discs (510 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780735205772
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
1016171874
Other control number
9780735205772
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
11898094
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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