The Resource Once we were sisters, [written and] read by Sheila Kohler

Once we were sisters, [written and] read by Sheila Kohler

Label
Once we were sisters
Title
Once we were sisters
Statement of responsibility
[written and] read by Sheila Kohler
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful and heartbreaking portrait of the bond between two sisters, in life and beyond death. Once we were sisters is the story of Maxine and Sheila Kohler. Growing up in the suffocating gentility of 1950s South Africa, the girls plan grand lives for themselves that will bring them out of the long shadow cast by their father's death and their overbearing mother's bullying. Maxine is just shy of her 40th birthday when her husband, a brilliant and respected surgeon, drives their car off the road and kills her. Devastated, Sheila returns to South Africa, determined to find answers to her sister's sudden death at the hands of her husband. More haunting, however, are the questions. How had she failed to protect her sister? Was Maxine's murder a matter of accident, or destiny? What lies in the soil of their troubled motherland that condemns its women to such violence? Powerful, moving and tragic, Once we were sisters is an act of love and an extraordinary account of an unspeakable loss
Cataloging source
AUIRC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kohler, Sheila
Dewey number
828.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read bythe author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kohler, Sheila
  • Kohler, Sheila
  • Kohler, Sheila
  • Sisters
  • Women authors, South African
  • South Africa
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Once we were sisters, [written and] read by Sheila Kohler
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
000059785063
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
4 audio discs (CD) (4 hr., 52 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489383846
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
Once we were sisters, [written and] read by Sheila Kohler
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
000059785063
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
4 audio discs (CD) (4 hr., 52 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489383846
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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