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The Resource The fish ladder, Katharine Norbury

The fish ladder, Katharine Norbury

Label
The fish ladder
Title
The fish ladder
Statement of responsibility
Katharine Norbury
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Katharine Norbury was abandoned as a baby in a Liverpool convent. Raised by loving adoptive parents, she grew into a wanderer, drawn by the beauty of the British countryside. One summer, following the miscarriage of a much-longed-for child, Katharine sets out - accompanied by her nine-year-old daughter, Evie - with the idea of following a river from the sea to its source. The luminously observed landscape provides both a constant and a context to their expeditions. But what begins as a diversion from grief soon evolves into a journey to the source of life itself, when a chance circumstance forces Katharine to the door of the woman who gave her up all those years ago. Combining travelogue, memoir, exquisite nature writing, fragments of poetry and tales from Celtic mythology, The Fish Ladder has a rare emotional resonance. A portrait of motherhood, of a literary marriage and a hymn to the adoptive family, this captivating story of self-discovery is, most of all, an exploration of the extraordinary majesty of the natural world. Imbued with a keen and joyful intelligence, this original and life-affirming book is set to become a classic of its genre
Cataloging source
AU-TuBPP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Norbury, Katharine
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Intended audience
Adult
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Norbury, Katharine
  • Grief
  • Mothers
  • Audiobooks
  • Adopted children
  • Life change events
  • Mother and child
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The fish ladder, Katharine Norbury
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 7 audio CDs
  • Duration: 07:41:27
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
9781489052056-BOL036356-000
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (CD) (07 hr., 41 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489052056
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
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The fish ladder, Katharine Norbury
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • 7 audio CDs
  • Duration: 07:41:27
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
9781489052056-BOL036356-000
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (CD) (07 hr., 41 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489052056
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
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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