The Resource The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner ; read by Rachel Kushner

The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner ; read by Rachel Kushner

Label
The Mars Room
Title
The Mars Room
Statement of responsibility
Rachel Kushner ; read by Rachel Kushner
Creator
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's 2003 and Romy Hall is at the start of two consecutive life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility, deep in California's Central Valley. Outside is the world from which she has been severed: the San Francisco of her youth and her young son, Jackson. Inside is a new reality: thousands of women hustling for the bare essentials needed to survive; the bluffing and pageantry and casual acts of violence by guards and prisoners alike; and the deadpan absurdities of institutional living, which Kushner evokes with great humor and precision
Summary
A woman begins serving two life sentences at Stanville Women's Correctional Facility deep in 2003 California's Central Valley, reflecting on the San Francisco of her youth and her relationship with her young son while navigating the harsh realities of a bare-essentials life of casual violence at the hands of the guards and her fellow inmates
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10663020
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kushner, Rachel
Dewey number
813.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Rackel Kushner
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Reformatories for women
  • Mothers and sons
  • Interpersonal relations
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner ; read by Rachel Kushner
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.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged audio edition.
Extent
9 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781508244370
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
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
The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner ; read by Rachel Kushner
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.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged audio edition.
Extent
9 audio discs
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781508244370
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
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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