The Resource Alone on a wide wide sea, Michael Morpurgo

Alone on a wide wide sea, Michael Morpurgo

Label
Alone on a wide wide sea
Title
Alone on a wide wide sea
Statement of responsibility
Michael Morpurgo
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
There were dozens of us on the ship, all ages, boys and girls, and we were all up on deck for the leaving of Liverpool, gulls wheeling and crying over our heads, calling good-bye, I thought they were waving good-bye. None of us spoke. It was a grey day with drizzle in the air, the great sad cranes bowing to the ship from the docks as we steamed past. That is all I remember of England... When orphaned Arthur Hobhouse is shipped to Australia after WWII he loses his sister, his country and everything he knows. The coming years will test him to his limits, as he endures mistreatment, neglect and forced labour in the Australian outback. But Arthur is also saved, again and again, by his love of the sea. And when he meets a nurse whose father owns a boat-building business, all the pieces of his broken life come together. Now, at the end of his life, Arthur has built a special boat for his daughter Allie, whose love of the sea is as strong and as vital as her father's. Now Allie has a boat that will take her to England solo, across the world's roughest seas, in search of her father's long-lost sister... Will the threads of Arthur's life finally come together?
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morpurgo, Michael
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Literary text for sound recordings
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Label
Alone on a wide wide sea, Michael Morpurgo
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=901428
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1030579084
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Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 23 min., 13 sec.))
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Form of item
online
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Isbn
9780007457274
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Kind of material
unknown
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
Stock number
600335C5-33B9-4CC9-B175-DDC2DB9543FA
System control number
(OCoLC)1030579084
Tape configuration
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Tape width
not applicable
Label
Alone on a wide wide sea, Michael Morpurgo
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=901428
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
on1030579084
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 23 min., 13 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780007457274
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
other
Stock number
600335C5-33B9-4CC9-B175-DDC2DB9543FA
System control number
(OCoLC)1030579084
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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