The Resource Faerie, Eisha Marjara, (eAudiobook)

Faerie, Eisha Marjara, (eAudiobook)

Label
Faerie
Title
Faerie
Statement of responsibility
Eisha Marjara
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Just days before her eighteenth birthday, Lila has resolved to end her life. The horror of becoming an adult, and leaving her childhood behind, has broken her heart. Faerie, a novel for young people, is the fierce yet gently unfolding story of a hyper- imaginative girl who is on a collision course to womanhood. She likens herself to a half-human fairy creature who does not belong in the earthly world; but in the cold light of day she is a psychiatric patient at a hospital, where she is being treated for anorexia - her sickness driven by the irrational need to undo nature and thwart the passage of time. Lila tells the story of how she ended up on the Four East wing: we flash back to her childhood in the eighties, growing up in a small town as the overweight brown kid of Punjabi immigrant parents: her father, a literary scholar whom she idolizes, and her mother, a housewife - "the most female of all females who found comfort in cooking." Faerie weaves these passages with Lila's downward spiral into life-threatening illness, her budding sexuality, and her complicated recovery in hospital that comes with a price. Written with candor and heartbreaking lyricism, Faerie is a plaintive yet ultimately life-affirming love letter to the bold, flawed splendor that is childhood. Eisha Marjara has written and directed several award-winning films, including the critically acclaimed NFB docudrama Desperately Seeking Helen. Her latest, House for Sale, has won numerous film festival awards. Faerie is her first novel. She lives in Montreal, Quebec
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Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marjara, Eisha
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Soneela Nankani
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nankani, Soneela
  • Recorded Books, Inc
  • RBdigital
Series statement
Maple leaf audio
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Anorexia nervosa
  • Children of immigrants
  • Families
  • Young adult fiction
  • Audiobooks
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Faerie, Eisha Marjara, (eAudiobook)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781501935947
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Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (4 hr., 32 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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not applicable
Isbn
9781501935947
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not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z12731
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ12731
  • 732464
  • 732464
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Faerie, Eisha Marjara, (eAudiobook)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781501935947
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (4 hr., 32 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781501935947
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z12731
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ12731
  • 732464
  • 732464
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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