The Resource The hollow bones, Leah Kaminsky ; read by Tavia Gilbert

The hollow bones, Leah Kaminsky ; read by Tavia Gilbert

Label
The hollow bones
Title
The hollow bones
Statement of responsibility
Leah Kaminsky ; read by Tavia Gilbert
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'I remember you once told me about mockingbirds and their special talents for mimicry. They steal the songs from others, you said. I want to ask you this: how were our own songs stolen from us, the notes dispersed, while our faces were turned away?' Berlin, 1936. Ernst Schäfer, a young, ambitious zoologist and keen hunter and collector, has come to the attention of Heinrich Himmler, who invites him to lead a group of SS scientists to the frozen mountains of Tibet. Their secret mission: to search for the origins of the Aryan race. Ernst has doubts initially, but soon seizes the opportunity to rise through the ranks of the Third Reich. While Ernst prepares for the trip, he marries Herta, his childhood sweetheart. But Herta, a flautist who refuses to play from the songbook of womanhood and marriage under the Reich, grows increasingly suspicious of Ernst and his expedition. When Ernst and his colleagues finally leave Germany in 1938, they realise the world has its eyes fixed on the horror they have left behind in their homeland
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaminsky, Leah
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Tavia Gilbert
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gilbert, Tavia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schäfer, Ernst, 1910-1992
  • Ornithologists
  • Scientists
  • Zoologists
  • Ethnological expeditions
  • Nazis
  • Ambition
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Tibet Autonomous Region (China)
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The hollow bones, Leah Kaminsky ; read by Tavia Gilbert
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
000065202234
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (CD) (8 hr., 4 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489497505
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
The hollow bones, Leah Kaminsky ; read by Tavia Gilbert
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
000065202234
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (CD) (8 hr., 4 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489497505
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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