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The Resource A tranquil star : [unpublished stories of], Primo Levi, (electronic resource)

A tranquil star : [unpublished stories of], Primo Levi, (electronic resource)

Label
A tranquil star : [unpublished stories of]
Title
A tranquil star
Title remainder
[unpublished stories of]
Statement of responsibility
Primo Levi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Tranquil Star, the first new American collection of Primo Levi's previously untranslated fiction to appear since 1990, affirms his position as one of the twentieth century's most enduring writers. These seventeen stories, first published in Italian between 1949 and 1986 and translated by Ann Goldstein and Alessandra Bastagli, demonstrate Levi's extraordinary range, taking the reader from the primal resistance of a captured partisan fighter to a middle-aged chemist experimenting with a new paint that wards off evil, to the lustful thoughts of an older man obsessed with a mysterious woman in a seaside villa. In the title story, Levi demonstrates his unerringly tragic understanding of the fragility of the universe through the tale of a pensive astronomer, terrified by the possibility that a long-dormant star might explode and reduce the entire planet to vapor. This remarkable new collection affirms Italo Calvino's conviction that Levi was one of the most important and gifted writers of our time
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Summary
Seventeen classic short works include pieces written between 1949 and 1986 and feature such protagonists as a captured partisan fighter, a middle-aged chemist, and a lustful older man
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10420644
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
853.914
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by David Colacci
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
unpublished stories
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not applicable
Label
A tranquil star : [unpublished stories of], Primo Levi, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11398906
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT11398906
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9780792749639
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11398906
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11398906
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A tranquil star : [unpublished stories of], Primo Levi, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11398906
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11398906
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792749639
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11398906
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11398906
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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