The Resource Butterfly : from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph, Yusra Mardini ; read by Lameece Issaq

Butterfly : from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph, Yusra Mardini ; read by Lameece Issaq

Label
Butterfly : from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph
Title
Butterfly
Title remainder
from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph
Statement of responsibility
Yusra Mardini ; read by Lameece Issaq
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Being a refugee is not a choice. Our choice is to die at home or risk death trying to escape.' - Yusra Mardini. Yusra Mardini fled her native Syria to the Turkish coast in 2015 and boarded a small dinghy full of refugees bound for Greece. When the small and overcrowded boat's engine cut out, it began to sink. Yusra, her sister and two others took to the water, pushing the boat for three and a half hours in open water until they eventually landed on Lesbos, saving the lives of the passengers aboard. Butterfly is the story of that remarkable woman, whose journey started in a war-torn suburb of Damascus and took her through Europe to Berlin and from there to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Yusra Mardini is an athlete, one of People magazine's 25 women changing the world, a UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador and one of Time Magazine's 30 most influential teens of 2016
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mardini, Yusra
Dewey number
797.21092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Lameece Issaq
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Issaq, Lameece
  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mardini, Yusra
  • Olympic Games
  • Women swimmers
  • Women Olympic athletes
  • Political refugees
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Butterfly : from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph, Yusra Mardini ; read by Lameece Issaq
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
000063142150
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (10 hr., 3 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509890804
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)
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Butterfly : from refugee to Olympian, my story of rescue, hope and triumph, Yusra Mardini ; read by Lameece Issaq
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
000063142150
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (10 hr., 3 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509890804
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)
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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