The Resource Black leopard, red wolf, Marlon James, (sound recording)

Black leopard, red wolf, Marlon James, (sound recording)

Label
Black leopard, red wolf
Title
Black leopard, red wolf
Statement of responsibility
Marlon James
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made."'Neil Gaiman The epic novel, an African Game of Thrones, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings In the stunning first novel in Marlon James's Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child. Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter: "He has a nose," people say. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone when he finds himself part of a group that comes together to search for the boy. The band is a hodgepodge, full of unusual characters with secrets of their own, including a shape-shifting man-animal known as Leopard. As Tracker follows the boy's scent'from one ancient city to another; into dense forests and across deep rivers'he and the band are set upon by creatures intent on destroying them. As he struggles to survive, Tracker starts to wonder: Who, really, is this boy' Why has he been missing for so long' Why do so many people want to keep Tracker from finding him' And perhaps the most important questions of all: Who is telling the truth, and who is lying' Drawing from African history and mythology and his own rich imagination, Marlon James has written a novel unlike anything that's come before it: a saga of breathtaking adventure that's also an ambitious, involving read. Defying categorization and full of unforgettable characters, Black Leopard, Red Wolf is both surprising and profound as it explores the fundamentals of truth, the limits of power, and our need to understand them both
  • Tracker is known far and wide for his skills as a hunter. Engaged to track down a mysterious boy who disappeared three years earlier, Tracker breaks his own rule of always working alone when he finds himself part of a group that comes together to search for the boy. The band is a hodgepodge, full of unusual characters with secrets of their own, including a shape-shifting man-animal known as Leopard. As Tracker follows the boy's scent from one ancient city to another, into dense forests and across deep rivers, he and the band are set upon by creatures intent on destroying them
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Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Marlon
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR9265.9.J358
LC item number
B58 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Dion Graham
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Graham, Dion
  • Penguin Audio (Firm)
  • Recorded Books, Inc
Series statement
Dark Star
Series volume
[bk. 1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mercenary troops
  • Missing children
  • Fiction
  • FICTION / Fantasy / Historical
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Black leopard, red wolf, Marlon James, (sound recording)
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
20 sound discs (24 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525526827
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD41825
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD41825
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Black leopard, red wolf, Marlon James, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Compact disc
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
20 sound discs (24 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525526827
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD41825
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD41825
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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