The Resource Sweetness #9, Stephan Eirik Clark, (downloadable audiobook.)

Sweetness #9, Stephan Eirik Clark, (downloadable audiobook.)

Label
Sweetness #9
Title
Sweetness #9
Statement of responsibility
Stephan Eirik Clark
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Funny and moving. After this, nothing will ever taste the same again."—T. C. BoyleIt's 1973, and David Leveraux has landed his dream job as a Flavorist-in-Training, working in the secretive industry where chemists create the flavors for everything from the cherry in your can of soda to the butter on your popcorn.While testing a new artificial sweetener—"Sweetness #9"—he notices unusual side-effects in the laboratory rats and monkeys: anxiety, obesity, mutism, and a generalized dissatisfaction with life. David tries to blow the whistle, but he swallows it instead.Years later, Sweetness #9 is America's most popular sweetener—and David's family is changing. His wife is gaining weight, his son has stopped using verbs, and his daughter suffers from a generalized dissatisfaction with life. Is Sweetness #9 to blame, along with David's failure to stop it? Or are these just symptoms of the American condition?David's search for an answer unfolds in this expansive novel that is at once a comic satire, a family story, and a profound exploration of our deepest cultural anxieties. Wickedly funny and wildly imaginative, Sweetness #9 questions whether what we eat truly makes us who we are
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, Stephan Eirik
PerformerNote
Narrator: James Langton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Langton, James
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Sweetness #9, Stephan Eirik Clark, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=1901553
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
ocm00000093cb9b80-43c6-4325-a790-83d454c6b8eb
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478956044
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
93CB9B80-43C6-4325-A790-83D454C6B8EB
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
Label
Sweetness #9, Stephan Eirik Clark, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=1901553
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
ocm00000093cb9b80-43c6-4325-a790-83d454c6b8eb
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478956044
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
93CB9B80-43C6-4325-A790-83D454C6B8EB
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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