The Resource Lasso the wind : away to the new west, Timothy Egan ; performed by John McLain

Lasso the wind : away to the new west, Timothy Egan ; performed by John McLain

Label
Lasso the wind : away to the new west
Title
Lasso the wind
Title remainder
away to the new west
Statement of responsibility
Timothy Egan ; performed by John McLain
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"They have tried to tame it, shave it, fence it, cut it, dam it, drain it, nuke it, poison it, pave it, and subdivide it," writes Timothy Egan of the West; still, "this region's hold on the American character has never seemed stronger." In this colorful and revealing journey through the eleven states west of the 100th meridian, Egan, a third-generation westerner, evokes a lovely and troubled country where land is religion and the holy war between preservers and possessors never ends. Egan leads us on an unconventional, freewheeling tour: from America's oldest continuously inhabited community, the Ancoma Pueblo in New Mexico, to the high kitsch of Lake Havasu City, Arizona, where London Bridge has been painstakingly rebuilt stone by stone; from the fragile beauty of Idaho's Bitterroot Range to the gross excess of Las Vegas, a city built as though in defiance of its arid environment. In a unique blend of travel writing, historical reflection, and passionate polemic, Egan has produced a moving study of the West: how it became what it is, and where it is going
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Egan, Timothy
Dewey number
978
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by John McLain
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McLain, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Lasso the wind : away to the new west, Timothy Egan ; performed by John McLain
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
000060939738
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (11 hr., 36 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781536613889
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
Lasso the wind : away to the new west, Timothy Egan ; performed by John McLain
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
000060939738
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (11 hr., 36 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781536613889
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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