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The Resource A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline

A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline

Label
A piece of the world : a novel
Title
A piece of the world
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Christina Baker Kline
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Language
eng
Summary
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the smash bestseller Orphan Train, a stunning and atmospheric novel of friendship, passion, and art, inspired by Andrew Wyeth's mysterious and iconic painting Christina's World. "Later he told me that he'd been afraid to show me the painting. He thought I wouldn't like the way he portrayed me: dragging myself across the field, fingers clutching dirt, my legs twisted behind. The arid moonscape of wheatgrass and timothy. That dilapidated house in the distance, looming up like a secret that won't stay hidden." To Christina Olson, the entire world was her family's remote farm in the small coastal town of Cushing, Maine. Born in the home her family had lived in for generations, and increasingly incapacitated by illness, Christina seemed destined for a small life. Instead, for more than twenty years, she was host and inspiration for the artist Andrew Wyeth, and became the subject of one of the best known American paintings of the twentieth century. As she did in her beloved smash bestseller Orphan Train, Christina Baker Kline interweaves fact and fiction in a powerful novel that illuminates a little-known part of America's history. Bringing into focus the flesh-and-blood woman behind the portrait, she vividly imagines the life of a woman with a complicated relationship to her family and her past, and a special bond with one of our greatest modern artists. Told in evocative and lucid prose, A Piece of the World is a story about the burdens and blessings of family history, and how artist and muse can come together to forge a new and timeless legacy
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1964-
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Kline, Christina Baker
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3561.L478
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Polly Stone
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Stone, Polly
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  • Olson, Christina
  • Wyeth, Andrew
  • Olson, Christina
  • Wyeth, Andrew
  • Sick
  • Artists
  • Artists' models
  • Cushing (Me.)
  • Maine
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Label
A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 04 min., 01 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780062466709
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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sound
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other
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1F517CA1-6BC9-4AD1-9DA1-7EE43CAD54EB
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  • 2264654
  • (OCoLC)973481141
  • ocn973481141
  • 2264654
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Label
A piece of the world : a novel, Christina Baker Kline
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (08 hr., 04 min., 01 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062466709
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
1F517CA1-6BC9-4AD1-9DA1-7EE43CAD54EB
System control number
  • 2264654
  • (OCoLC)973481141
  • ocn973481141
  • 2264654
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not applicable
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