The Resource House of broken angels, Luis Alberto Urrea, (downloadable audiobook.)

House of broken angels, Luis Alberto Urrea, (downloadable audiobook.)

Label
House of broken angels
Title
House of broken angels
Statement of responsibility
Luis Alberto Urrea
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The definitive Mexican-American immigrant story, at once intimate and epic, from an acclaimed storyteller.In his final days, beloved and ailing patriarch Miguel Angel De La Cruz, known affectionately as Big Angel, has summoned his entire clan for one last legendary birthday party. But as the party approaches, his mother, nearly one hundred, dies herself, leading to a farewell doubleheader. Across one bittersweet weekend in their San Diego neighborhood, the revelers mingle among the palm trees and cacti, celebrating the lives of Big Angel and his mother, and recounting the many tales that have passed into family lore, the acts both ordinary and heroic that brought them to a fraught and sublime country and allowed them to flourish in the land they have come to call home.The story of the De La Cruzes is the American story. This indelible portrait of a complex family reminds us of what it means to be the first generation and to live two lives across one border. Teeming with brilliance and humor, authentic at every turn, The House of Broken Angels is Luis Alberto Urrea at his best, and it cements his reputation as a storyteller of the first rank
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Urrea, Luis Alberto
PerformerNote
Narrator: Luis Alberto Urrea
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Urrea, Luis Alberto
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
House of broken angels, Luis Alberto Urrea, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3590213
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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
ocm04491696f-6ece-41cb-ac7e-4c1353f1ec7e
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549196478
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
4491696F-6ECE-41CB-AC7E-4C1353F1EC7E
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
House of broken angels, Luis Alberto Urrea, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=3590213
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
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
ocm04491696f-6ece-41cb-ac7e-4c1353f1ec7e
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781549196478
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
4491696F-6ECE-41CB-AC7E-4C1353F1EC7E
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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