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The Resource A wild swan : and other tales, Michael Cunningham, (sound recording)

A wild swan : and other tales, Michael Cunningham, (sound recording)

Label
A wild swan : and other tales
Title
A wild swan
Title remainder
and other tales
Statement of responsibility
Michael Cunningham
Creator
Contributor
Author
Issuing body
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A poisoned apple and a monkey's paw with the power to change fate; a girl whose extraordinarily long hair causes catastrophe; a man with one human arm and one swan's wing; and a house deep in the forest, constructed of gumdrops and gingerbread, vanilla frosting and boiled sugar. The people and the talismans of lands far, far away, in A Wild Swan and Other Tales the mythic figures of our childhoods and the source of so much of our wonder, are transformed by Michael Cunningham into stories of sublime revelation. Here are the moments that our fairy tales forgot or concealed deliberately: they years after a spell is broken, the rapturous instant of a miracle unexpectedly realized, the fate of a prince only half-cured of a curse. The beast stands ahead of you in line at the convenience store, buying smokes and a Slim Jim, his smile aimed at the cashier devouringly. A little man, malformed, with a knack for minor acts of wizardry goes to disastrous lengths to procure a child. A loutish and lazy Jack prefers living in his mother's basement to getting a job, until the day he trades a cow for a handful of magic beans. Our bedtime stories, reimagined, have rarely been this dark, this perverse, or this true. -- Provided by publisher, taken from container
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cunningham, Michael
Credits note
  • Produced by Laura Wilson
  • "Includes music composed by Billy Hough and The Garagedogs especially for A Wild Swan"-- Taken from container
Dewey number
813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3553 .U484
LC item number
A6 2015ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Lili Taylor and Billy Hough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Taylor, Lili
  • Hough, Billy
  • Macmillan Audio (Firm)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A wild swan : and other tales, Michael Cunningham, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Dis. enchant -- A wild swan -- Crazy old lady -- Jacked -- Poisoned -- A monkey's paw -- Little man -- Steadfast; tin -- Beasts -- Her hair -- Ever / After
Control code
ocn915748067
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged edition.
Extent
3 sound discs (3 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427262219
Isbn Type
(audio disc)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD16987
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o915748067
  • (OCoLC)915748067
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A wild swan : and other tales, Michael Cunningham, (sound recording)
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Dis. enchant -- A wild swan -- Crazy old lady -- Jacked -- Poisoned -- A monkey's paw -- Little man -- Steadfast; tin -- Beasts -- Her hair -- Ever / After
Control code
ocn915748067
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged edition.
Extent
3 sound discs (3 hrs.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427262219
Isbn Type
(audio disc)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DD16987
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o915748067
  • (OCoLC)915748067
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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