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The Resource The fifth business, Robertson Davies ; read by Mark Vietor, (sound recording)

The fifth business, Robertson Davies ; read by Mark Vietor, (sound recording)

Label
The fifth business
Title
The fifth business
Statement of responsibility
Robertson Davies ; read by Mark Vietor
Title variation
5th business
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ramsay is a man twice born, a man who has returned from the hell of the battle-grave at Passchendaele in World War I decorated with the Victoria Cross, and destined to be caught in a no-man's-land where memory, history and myth collide. As Ramsay tells his story, it begins to seem that from boyhood he has exerted a perhaps mystical, perhaps pernicious influence on those around him. His apparently innocent involvement in such innocuous events as the throwing of a snowball or the teaching of card tricks to a small boy proves, in the end, neither innocent nor innocuous. The first novel in the celebrated Deptford Trilogy, Fifth Business stands alone as the remarkable story of a rational man who discovers that the marvelous is only another aspect of the real
Member of
Summary
A retiring Canadian history professor reveals the true nature of his eerie, mystical influence on those around him
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10110626
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1913-1995
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davies, Robertson
Dewey number
813.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Mark Vietor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Vietor, Mark
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Deptford trilogy
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Talking books
  • History teachers
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Christian hagiography
  • Bachelors
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Canada
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The fifth business, Robertson Davies ; read by Mark Vietor, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • MP3 CD
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
000046867127
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 ed.
Extent
1 sound disc (MP3 CD) (ca. 10 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441885890
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)778328486
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The fifth business, Robertson Davies ; read by Mark Vietor, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • MP3 CD
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
000046867127
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 ed.
Extent
1 sound disc (MP3 CD) (ca. 10 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441885890
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)778328486
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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