The Resource A kind of light, H.R.F. Keating ; read by full cast

A kind of light, H.R.F. Keating ; read by full cast

Label
A kind of light
Title
A kind of light
Statement of responsibility
H.R.F. Keating ; read by full cast
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author of introduction
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Joseph Conrad's African jungle is the setting, and it has two interwoven stories. The first concerns a young Victorian gentlewoman who sets out into the heart of the Dark Continent, accompanied only by native bearers, in search of a plant which she has been told is the cure for the ravaging disease typhoid. She keeps diaries, six of which resurface a century later. Excerpts of these, together with a firsthand narration of her physically hazardous and mentally disturbing journey, give us a glimpse of Africa 100 years ago. Alongside this, but set in present-day 1987, when Keating wrote the book, a young couple, having learnt of the existence of the diaries and the possibility that a further six were written and were preserved in Africa, determine to make a documentary film following in her footsteps, and they, too, set off into the unknown, hoping to discover the remaining notebooks
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1926-2011
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keating, H. R. F.
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by full cast
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Keating, Simon
  • Mitchell, Sheila
  • Holroyd, Michael
  • Audible, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary films
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A kind of light, H.R.F. Keating ; read by full cast
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.
Control code
000059532722
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (CD) (8 hr., 5 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489379832
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, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A kind of light, H.R.F. Keating ; read by full cast
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.
Control code
000059532722
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
8 audio discs (CD) (8 hr., 5 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489379832
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, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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