The Resource Slaughterhouse-five : or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death ., Kurt Vonnegut, (downloadable audiobook)

Slaughterhouse-five : or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death ., Kurt Vonnegut, (downloadable audiobook)

Label
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death .
Title
Slaughterhouse-five
Title remainder
or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death .
Statement of responsibility
Kurt Vonnegut
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kurt Vonnegut's absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes "unstuck in time" after he is abducted by aliens from the planet Tralfamadore. In a plot-scrambling display of virtuosity, we follow Pilgrim simultaneously through all phases of his life, concentrating on his (and Vonnegut's) shattering experience as an American prisoner of war who witnesses the firebombing of Dresden. Slaughterhouse-Five is not only Vonnegut's most powerful book, it is also as important as any written since 1945. Like Catch-22, it fashions the author's experiences in the Second World War into an eloquent and deeply funny plea against butchery in the service of authority. Slaughterhouse-Five boasts the same imagination, humanity, and gleeful appreciation of the absurd found in Vonnegut's other works, but the book's basis in rock-hard, tragic fact gives it unique poignancy - and humor
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Vonnegut, Kurt
PerformerNote
Narrator: Ethan Hawke
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  • Hawke, Ethan
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
Target audience
adult
Label
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death ., Kurt Vonnegut, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=76129
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Publication
Note
Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060735555
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
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unknown
Stock number
EDEAE7E2-64CD-4028-88D8-448D824A4958
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The Children's Crusade: A Duty-Dance with Death ., Kurt Vonnegut, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=76129
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
EDEAE7E2-64CD-4028-88D8-448D824A4958
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780060735555
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
EDEAE7E2-64CD-4028-88D8-448D824A4958
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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