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Peace like a river, Leif Enger

Label
Peace like a river
Title
Peace like a river
Statement of responsibility
Leif Enger
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born with no air in his lungs, it was only when Reuben Land's father, Jeremiah, picked him up and commanded him to breathe that Reuben's lungs filled. Reuben struggles with debilitating asthma from then on, making him a boy who knows firsthand that life is a gift, and also one who suspects that his father is touched by God and can overturn the laws of nature. The quiet 1960's midwestern life of the Lands is upended when Reuben's brother Davy kills two marauders who have come to harm the family. The morning of his sentencing, Davy -- a hero to some, a cold-blooded murderer to others -- escapes from his cell, and the Lands set out in search of him. Their journey is touched by serendipity and the kindness of strangers, and they cover territory far more extraordinary than even the Badlands where they search for Davy from their Airstream trailer"--Container
Summary
The quiet 1960s midwestern life of the Land family--father Jeremiah, and children, Reuben, Davy and Swede--is upended when Davy kills two teenage boys who have come to harm the family. On the morning of his sentencing, Davy escapes from his cell and the Lands set out in search of him. Their search is at once a heroic quest, a tragedy, a love story, and a haunting meditation on the possibility of magic in the everyday world
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Audio characteristic
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10076920
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 813/.54
  • FIC
  • 813.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3555.N4223
LC item number
P42 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Performed by Chad Lowe
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Peace like a river, Leif Enger
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
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
13422895
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061457876
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 85(10)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn156816632
  • (OCoLC)156816632
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Peace like a river, Leif Enger
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
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
13422895
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
10 audio discs (11 1/2 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061457876
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
UACD 85(10)
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn156816632
  • (OCoLC)156816632
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Worthington Jefferson Township Public LibraryBorrow it
      26 N. Commercial St., Worthington, IN, 47471, US
      39.119512 -86.975613

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