The Resource White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith ; read by Lenny Henry

White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith ; read by Lenny Henry

Label
White teeth : a novel
Title
White teeth
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Zadie Smith ; read by Lenny Henry
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On New Year's morning, 1975, Archie Jones sits in his car on a London road and waits for the exhaust fumes to fill his Cavalier Musketeer station wagon. Archie--working-class, ordinary, a failed marriage under his belt--is calling it quits, the deciding factor being the flip of a 20-pence coin. When the owner of a nearby halal butcher shop (annoyed that Archie's car is blocking his delivery area) comes out and bangs on the window, he gives Archie another chance at life and sets in motion this richly imagined, uproariously funny novel. Epic and intimate, hilarious and poignant, White Teeth is the story of two North London families--one headed by Archie, the other by Archie's best friend, a Muslim Bengali named Samad Iqbal. Pals since they served together in World War II, Archie and Samad are a decidedly unlikely pair. Plodding Archie is typical in every way until he marries Clara, a beautiful, toothless Jamaican woman half his age, and the couple have a daughter named Irie (the Jamaican word for "no problem"). Samad--devoutly Muslim, hopelessly "foreign"--weds the feisty and always suspicious Alsana in a prearranged union. They have twin sons named Millat and Magid, one a pot-smoking punk-cum-militant Muslim and the other an insufferable science nerd. The riotous and tortured histories of the Joneses and the Iqbals are fundamentally intertwined, capturing an empire's worth of cultural identity, history, and hope. Zadie Smith's dazzling first novel plays out its bounding, vibrant course in a Jamaican hair salon in North London, an Indian restaurant in Leicester Square, an Irish poolroom turned immigrant café, a liberal public school, a sleek science institute
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
AU-TuBDP
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Smith, Zadie
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not applicable
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not applicable
Intended audience
Adult
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Lenny Henry
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Henry, Lenny
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrants
  • Interracial marriage
  • Multiculturalism
Target audience
adult
Label
White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith ; read by Lenny Henry
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PUA_484925&b2bSite=1545
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Publication
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  • Downloadable Audiobook
  • Duration: 24:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780525634157-PUA1296427-000
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (24 hr., 00 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
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not applicable
Isbn
9780525634157
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not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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Label
White teeth : a novel, Zadie Smith ; read by Lenny Henry
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=PUA_484925&b2bSite=1545
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable Audiobook
  • Duration: 24:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
9780525634157-PUA1296427-000
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (24 hr., 00 min.)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525634157
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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