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The Resource Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; [English translation by Richard Dixon], (sound recording)

Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; [English translation by Richard Dixon], (sound recording)

Label
Numero zero
Title
Numero zero
Statement of responsibility
Umberto Eco ; [English translation by Richard Dixon]
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
In 1992 Milan, Colonna, a depressed hack writer, is offered a fee he can't resist to ghostwrite a book, His subject: a fledgling newspaper, which happens to be financed by a powerful media magnate. As Colonna gets to know the team, he learns the editor's paranoid theory that Mussolini's corpse was a body double and part of a wider Fascist plot. It's the scoop the newspaper desperately needs. The evidence? He's working on it
Member of
Summary
1945, Lake Como. Mussolini and his mistress are captured by local partisans and shot in a summary execution. The precise circumstances of Il Duce's death remain shrouded in confusion and controversy. 1992, Milan. Colonna, a depressed writer picking up hack work, is offered a fee he can't refuse to ghost-write a memoir. His subject: a fledgling newspaper, which happens to be financed by a powerful media magnate. As Colonna gets to know the team of journalists, he learns the paranoid theories of Braggadocio who is convinced that Mussolini's corpse was a body-double and part of a wider Fascist plot. It's the scoop he desperately needs. The evidence? He's working on it. Colonna is sceptical. But when a body is found, stabbed to death in a back alley and the paper is shut down, even he is jolted out of his complacency.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10460822
Cataloging source
RECBX
Dewey number
853.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
In English, translated from the Italian
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by David Colacci
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; [English translation by Richard Dixon], (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Numero zero
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
924771636
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
5 audio discs (5 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490694245
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.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C03889
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)924771636
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Numero zero, Umberto Eco ; [English translation by Richard Dixon], (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Numero zero
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
924771636
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
5 audio discs (5 hr., 15 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490694245
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.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C03889
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)924771636
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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