The Resource A horse walks into a bar, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen ; read by Joe Barrett

A horse walks into a bar, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen ; read by Joe Barrett

Label
A horse walks into a bar
Title
A horse walks into a bar
Statement of responsibility
David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen ; read by Joe Barrett
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
How many times have you checked your phone today? Why are messaging apps, email and social media so hard to resist? How come we always end up watching another episode? In recent years, media and technology have perfected the lucrative art of gaining and holding our attention. This extraordinary feat has changed the behaviour of billions of people, and especially the young: by current medical standards, we are experiencing an unprecedented, global pandemic of addiction. But what exactly is an addiction? And what, if anything, might we do about it? From cliff-hangers to earworms, from religion to pornography, and from the awesome allure of the 'Kim Kardashian: Hollywood' app to the unexpected benefits of the 'butt-brush effect', irresistible blends fascinating stories with ingenious science to explain how and why we all got hooked. Revealing the surprising causes and sometimes bizarre nature of addiction, this book will equip you with the tools and understanding you need to navigate our irresistible new world
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Summary
An Israeli comedian a bit past his prime conveys with semi-questionable humor anecdotes from his violence-stricken youth during a night of standup, while a judge in the audience wrestles with his own part in the comedian's losses
Theme
Storyline
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10553515
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grossman, David
Dewey number
892.48/602
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
Translated from the Hebrew
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Joe Barrett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Jessica
  • Barrett, Joe
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stand-up comedy
  • Comedians
  • Nightclubs
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A horse walks into a bar, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen ; read by Joe Barrett
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
5 audio discs (6 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781681684376
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A horse walks into a bar, David Grossman ; translated from the Hebrew by Jessica Cohen ; read by Joe Barrett
Publication
Copyright
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.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
5 audio discs (6 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781681684376
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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