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The Resource The jealous kind, James Lee Burke

The jealous kind, James Lee Burke

Label
The jealous kind
Title
The jealous kind
Statement of responsibility
James Lee Burke
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From award-winning, New York Times bestselling author James Lee Burke--an atmospheric, powerful, coming-of-age story set in 1950s Texas, as the specter of the Korean War looms. On its surface, life in Houston in the 1950s is as you'd expect: stoic fathers, restless teens, drive-in movies, and souped-up Cadillacs. But underneath lies a world shifting under high school junior Aaron Broussard's feet. There's a class war between the "haves" and the "have-nots" as well as a real war, Korea, happening on the other side of the world. It is against this backdrop that Aaron comes of age, trying to understand how first loves, friendship, violence, and power can alter what "traditional America" means for the people trying to find their way in a changing world. When Aaron spots the beautiful Valerie Epstein fighting with her boyfriend, Grady Harrelson, at a drive-in, he steps in. Aaron and Valerie begin dating, but Grady presents a looming problem--as does Grady's father, who has troubling criminal connections. In the middle of it all is Aaron, who seemingly takes care of one threat, only to see multiple ones manifest in its stead. In The Jealous Kind, "modern master" (Publishers Weekly) James Lee Burke creates a singular, bittersweet experience that mirrors a larger world on the precipice of great change. As Aaron undergoes his harrowing evolution from boy to man, we can't help but recall the inspirational power of first love and how far we would go to protect the world we know
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1936-
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Burke, James Lee
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3552.U723
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Will Patton
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Patton, Will
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  • First loves
  • Social classes
  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Texas
  • Texas
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Label
The jealous kind, James Lee Burke
Link
Instantiates
Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 47 min., 18 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508211693
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
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b4178896-9eac-478a-9a8a-1babde7fb686
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • 2210687
  • (OCoLC)957589411
  • ocn957589411
  • 2210687
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The jealous kind, James Lee Burke
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 47 min., 18 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508211693
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b4178896-9eac-478a-9a8a-1babde7fb686
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • 2210687
  • (OCoLC)957589411
  • ocn957589411
  • 2210687
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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