The Resource The state we're in : Maine stories, Ann Beattie, (eAudiobook)

The state we're in : Maine stories, Ann Beattie, (eAudiobook)

Label
The state we're in : Maine stories
Title
The state we're in
Title remainder
Maine stories
Statement of responsibility
Ann Beattie
Title variation
  • State we are in
  • Maine stories
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From a multiple prize-winning master of the short form: a stunning collection of brand-new, linked stories that perfectly capture the zeitgeist through the voices of vivid and engaging women from adolescence to old age. "We build worlds for ourselves wherever we go," writes Ann Beattie. The State We're In, her magnificent new collection of linked stories, is about how we live in the places we have chosen-or been chosen by. It's about the stories we tell our families, our friends, and ourselves, the truths we may or may not see, how our affinities unite or repel us, and where we look for love. Many of these stories are set in Maine, but The State We're In is about more than geographical location, and certainly is not a picture postcard of the coastal state. Some characters have arrived by accident, others are trying to get out. The collection opens, closes, and is interlaced with stories that focus on Jocelyn, a wryly disaffected teenager living with her aunt and uncle while attending summer school. As in life, the narratives of other characters interrupt Jocelyn's, sometimes challenging, sometimes embellishing her view. Riveting, witty, sly, idiosyncratic, and bold, these stories describe a state of mind, a manner of being-now. A Beattie story, says Margaret Atwood, is "like a fresh bulletin from the front: we snatch it up, eager to know what's happening out there on the edge of that shifting and dubious no-man's-land known as interpersonal relations." The State We're In is a fearless exploration of contemporary life by a brilliant writer whose fiction startles as it illuminates
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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.
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MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beattie, Ann
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
other
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Cassandra Campbell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Campbell, Cassandra
  • Simon & Schuster Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maine
  • Short stories, American
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Fiction
  • Audiobooks
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Label
The state we're in : Maine stories, Ann Beattie, (eAudiobook)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781442389601
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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Isbn
9781442389601
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Publisher number
Z100015297
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access
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
System control number
  • (MdPfRBL)rbdZ100015297
  • 755197
  • 755197
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • 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
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
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Label
The state we're in : Maine stories, Ann Beattie, (eAudiobook)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781442389601
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.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781442389601
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z100015297
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)rbdZ100015297
  • 755197
  • 755197
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • 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
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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