The Resource Calypso, David Sedaris, (sound recording)

Calypso, David Sedaris, (sound recording)

Label
Calypso
Title
Calypso
Statement of responsibility
David Sedaris
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book. If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself. With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny-it's a book that can make you laugh 'til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris's powers of observation have never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk and love a good tumor joke. Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet-and it just might be his very best
Member of
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sedaris, David
Dewey number
814.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3569.E341
LC item number
A6 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Little, Brown and Co
  • Recorded Books, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sedaris, David
  • Aging
  • Mortality
  • HUMOR / Form / Essays
  • Anecdotes
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Calypso, David Sedaris, (sound recording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
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
6 sound discs (6 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478964179
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
DD37342
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD37342
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Calypso, David Sedaris, (sound recording)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • In container (17 cm.)
  • Title from container
  • Compact disc
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
6 sound discs (6 hr., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478964179
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
DD37342
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
rbcdDD37342
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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