The Resource Hearts In Atlantis, Stephen King, (electronic resource)

Hearts In Atlantis, Stephen King, (electronic resource)

Label
Hearts In Atlantis
Title
Hearts In Atlantis
Statement of responsibility
Stephen King
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Language
eng
Summary
Stephen King, whose first novel, Carrie, was published in 1974, the year before the last U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam, is the first hugely popular writer of the TV generation. Images from that war -- and the protests against it -- had flooded America's living rooms for a decade. Hearts In Atlantis is composed of five interconnected, sequential narratives set in the years from 1960 to 1999. Each story is deeply rooted in the sixties, and each is haunted by the Vietnam War. In "Low Men in Yellow Coats," eleven-year-old Bobby Garfield discovers a world of predatory malice in his own neighborhood and that adults are sometimes not rescuers but at the heart of the terror. In the title story, a bunch of college kids get hooked on a card game, discover the possibility of protest...and confront their own collective heart of darkness, where laughter may be no more than the thinly disguised cry of the beast. In "Blind Willie" and "Why We're in Vietnam," two men who grew up with Bobby in suburban Connecticut try to fill the emptiness of the post-Vietnam era in an America which sometimes seems as hollow and haunted as their own lives. And in "Heavenly Shades of Night Are Falling," Bobby returns to his hometown where one final secret, and his heart's desire may await him. Full of danger, suspense, and full of heart, Hearts In Atlantis takes some listeners to a place they have never been...and others to a place they have never been able to completely leave
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1947-
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King, Stephen
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fiction
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  • Hurt, William
  • King, Stephen
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  • Fiction
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Label
Hearts In Atlantis, Stephen King, (electronic resource)
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http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/d8333040-2e79-40d1-b699-8ad142e2bd5e
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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Form of item
online
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Isbn
9780743595773
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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unknown
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D8333040-2E79-40D1-B699-8AD142E2BD5E
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OverDrive WMA Audiobook
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Label
Hearts In Atlantis, Stephen King, (electronic resource)
Link
http://api.overdrive.com/v1/collections/v1L1BHQAAAA2I/products/d8333040-2e79-40d1-b699-8ad142e2bd5e
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780743595773
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
D8333040-2E79-40D1-B699-8AD142E2BD5E
System details
OverDrive WMA Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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