The Resource The shepherd's life : a tale of the Lake District, James Rebanks ; read by Bryan Dick

The shepherd's life : a tale of the Lake District, James Rebanks ; read by Bryan Dick

Label
The shepherd's life : a tale of the Lake District
Title
The shepherd's life
Title remainder
a tale of the Lake District
Statement of responsibility
James Rebanks ; read by Bryan Dick
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The first son of a shepherd, who was the first son of a shepherd himself, he and his family have lived and worked in and around the Lake District for generations. Their way of life is ordered by the seasons and the work they demand, and has been for hundreds of years. A Viking would understand the work they do: sending the sheep to the fells in the summer and making the hay; the autumn fairs where the flocks are replenished; the gruelling toil of winter when the sheep must be kept alive, and the light-headedness that comes with spring, as the lambs are born and the sheep get ready to return to the fells. These modern dispatches from an ancient landscape tell the story of a deep-rooted attachment to place, describing a way of life that is little noticed and yet has profoundly shaped this landscape. In evocative and lucid prose, James Rebanks takes us through a shepherd's year, offering a unique account of rural life and a fundamental connection with the land that most of us have lost. It is a story of working lives, the people around him, his childhood, his parents and grandparents, a people who exist and endure even as the world changes around them. Many stories are of people working desperately hard to leave a place. This is the story of someone trying desperately hard to stay
Cataloging source
VALP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rebanks, James
Dewey number
636.30092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Bryan Dick
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dick, Bryan
  • Audible Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rebanks, James
  • Sheepherding
  • Farm life
  • Sheep
  • Farmers
  • Shepherds
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The shepherd's life : a tale of the Lake District, James Rebanks ; read by Bryan Dick
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
000056958699
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., 34 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489094384
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
Publisher number
BAB 160268
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
The shepherd's life : a tale of the Lake District, James Rebanks ; read by Bryan Dick
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
000056958699
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., 34 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489094384
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
Publisher number
BAB 160268
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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