The Resource The throwback special, Chris Bachelder, (downloadable audiobook.)

The throwback special, Chris Bachelder, (downloadable audiobook.)

Label
The throwback special
Title
The throwback special
Statement of responsibility
Chris Bachelder
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Throwback Special is the story of twenty-two ordinary guys who gather each fall to reenact what ESPN has called "the most shocking play in NFL history": the November 1985 play in which Joe Theismann of the Washington Redskins had his leg horribly broken by Lawrence Taylor of the New York Giants on Monday Night Football. (The play was known by the Redskins as "the Throwback Special.") Over the course of a weekend we follow the men as they choose roles; spend a long night of the soul revealing their secret hopes, fears, and passions as they prepare for the game; and finally enact their strange and yet oh-so-American ritual for what may be the last time. With his trademark "microfine sense of humor and tragic sense of history" (Michael Chabon), Chris Bachelder fills his moving and very funny tale with pitch-perfect observations about manhood, marriage, and middle age
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bachelder, Chris
PerformerNote
Narrator: R. C. Bray
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bray, R. C.
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The throwback special, Chris Bachelder, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2600561
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
ocm00000392f1d4d-59eb-4aec-afba-d997201414cc
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680057
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
392F1D4D-59EB-4AEC-AFBA-D997201414CC
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
The throwback special, Chris Bachelder, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=2600561
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
ocm00000392f1d4d-59eb-4aec-afba-d997201414cc
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681680057
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
392F1D4D-59EB-4AEC-AFBA-D997201414CC
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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