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The Resource Ascent : a novel, Jed Mercurio, (electronic resource)

Ascent : a novel, Jed Mercurio, (electronic resource)

Label
Ascent : a novel
Title
Ascent
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jed Mercurio
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Fascinated with the secrets still surrounding the Soviet Union's race against the Americans to put a man on the moon, Jed Mercurio proposes a compelling scenario: What if the Americans weren't the first? And with its inscrutable but intriguing hero, Yefgeni Yeremin, a brilliant Soviet cosmonaut, Ascent allows us to imagine what that terrifying journey might have been like.Yeremin, a Soviet MiG pilot, rises from the privation of a Stalingrad orphanage to the heights of the cosmonaut corps. During the Korean War, as a member of an elite squadron, he shoots down the most American fighter jets-a feat that should make him a national hero, but because the Soviets' involvement in the war is secret, Yeremin's victories go unreported. When he is recalled from obscurity to join the race to the moon, he realizes it is his chance for immortality. In hypnotic, deceptively spare prose, Mercurio tells a haunting tale that questions the power of ideology and the nature of fate
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Todd McLaren
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Ascent : a novel, Jed Mercurio, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10757229
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT10757229
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781400123681
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10757229
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10757229
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Ascent : a novel, Jed Mercurio, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/10757229
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10757229
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400123681
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
MWT10757229
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10757229
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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