The Resource Life, Lu Yao ; read by Robert Wu ; translated by Chloe Estep

Life, Lu Yao ; read by Robert Wu ; translated by Chloe Estep

Label
Life
Title
Life
Statement of responsibility
Lu Yao ; read by Robert Wu ; translated by Chloe Estep
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lu Yao published only two novels before his untimely death, but their extraordinary influence catapulted the author to the top tier of Chinese contemporary fiction, establishing him as one of the most widely read and respected figures in Chinese literature. In this first-ever translation of Lu Yao's Life, we meet Gao Jialin, a stubborn, idealistic and ambitious young man from a small country village whose life is upended when corrupt local politics cost him his beloved job as a schoolteacher, prompting him to reject rural life and try to make it in the big city. Against the vivid, gritty backdrop of 1980s China, Lu Yao traces the proud and passionate Gao Jialin's difficult path to professional, romantic and personal fulfilment, or at least hard-won acceptance. With the emotional acuity and narrative mastery that secured his reputation as one of China's great novelists, Lu Yao paints a vivid, emotional and unsparing portrait of contemporary Chinese life, seen through the eyes of a working-class man who refuses to be broken
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-1992
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lu, Yao
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Robert Wu
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Estep, Chloe
  • Wu, Robert
  • Brilliance Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor
  • Social conflict
  • Young men
  • School teachers
  • China
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Life, Lu Yao ; read by Robert Wu ; translated by Chloe Estep
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
000065089792
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (7 hr., 37 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781721378081
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
Life, Lu Yao ; read by Robert Wu ; translated by Chloe Estep
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
000065089792
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (7 hr., 37 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781721378081
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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