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The Resource Marina, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves

Marina, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves

Label
Marina
Title
Marina
Statement of responsibility
by Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves
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Contributor
Author
Distributor
Narrator
Publisher
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
In May 1980, fifteen-year-old Oscar Drai suddenly vanishes from his boarding school in Barcelona. For seven days and seven nights no one knows his whereabouts. His story begins in an old quarter of the city, where he meets the strange Marina and her father, Germán Blau, a portrait painter. Marina takes Oscar to a cemetery to watch a macabre ritual that occurs on the last Sunday of each month. At exactly ten o'clock in the morning, a coach pulled by black horses appears. From it descends a woman, her face shrouded be a black velvet cloak. Holding a single rose, she walks to a gravestone that bears no name, only a mysterious emblem of a black butterfly with open wings. When Oscar and Marina decide to follow her, they begin a journey that transports them to a forgotten, postwar Barcelona--a world of aristocrats and actresses, inventors and tycoons--and reveals a dark secret that lies waiting in the mysterious labyrinth beneath the city streets
Member of
Summary
"When boarding-school student Oscar Drai meets Marina, she promises him a mystery and takes him to a secret graveyard deep in Barcelona, where they witness a woman dressed in black lay a single rose atop a gravestone etched with a black butterfly. Their curiosity leads them down a dangerous path, and they discover a decades-old conspiracy that puts their lives in the hands of forces more sinister and mystical than they could have believed possible"--
Tone
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10273915
Cataloging source
BLACP
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Daniel Weyman
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Marina, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in Spanish
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
879328259
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478901730
Isbn Type
(library ed.)
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, CD audio
Publisher number
Z9663
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)879328259
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Marina, by Carlos Ruiz Zafón ; translated by Lucia Graves
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally published in Spanish
  • Compact discs
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
879328259
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478901730
Isbn Type
(library ed.)
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, CD audio
Publisher number
Z9663
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)879328259
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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