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The Resource Astonish me, Maggie Shipstead

Astonish me, Maggie Shipstead

Label
Astonish me
Title
Astonish me
Statement of responsibility
Maggie Shipstead
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joan is a ballerina whose life has been shaped by her relationship with the world-famous dancer Arslan Ruskov, whom she helps defect from the Soviet Union to the United States. While Arslan's career takes off, Joan's slowly declines, ending when she marries her longtime admirer, PhD student Jacob. As the years pass, Joan settles into her new life in California and watches her son Harry become a ballet prodigy. But when Harry's success brings him in contact with Arslan, secrets are revealed
Summary
Helping a world-famous dancer to defect from the Soviet Union to the United States, ballerina Joan watches her friend's career soar while her own declines in the wake of her pregnancy and marriage, a situation that eventually exposes difficult secrets
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10387192
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Credits note
Executive Producer, Orli Moscowitz ; Director, Christina Rooney
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3619.H586
LC item number
A88 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Rebecca Lowman
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Astonish me, Maggie Shipstead
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 10:12:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20168903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
8 audio discs (10 hr., 12 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804165617
Isbn Type
(lib. ed.)
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780804165594
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RHA 4398
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)854609183
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Astonish me, Maggie Shipstead
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 10:12:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20168903
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
8 audio discs (10 hr., 12 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804165617
Isbn Type
(lib. ed.)
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9780804165594
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
RHA 4398
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)854609183
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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      131 N. Walnut St., Batesville, IN, 47006, US
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