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The Resource Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis, (sound recording audiobook download)

Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis, (sound recording audiobook download)

Label
Fifteen dogs : an apologue
Title
Fifteen dogs
Title remainder
an apologue
Statement of responsibility
André Alexis
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"I wonder," said Hermes, "what it would be like if animals had human intelligence." "I'll wager a year's servitude," answered Apollo, "that animals - any animal you like - would be even more unhappy than humans are if they were given human intelligence." And so it begins: a bet between the gods Hermes and Apollo leads them to grant human consciousness and language to a group of dogs overnighting at a Toronto veterinary clinic. Suddenly capable of more complex thought, the pack is torn between those who resist the new ways of thinking, preferring the old dog ways, and those who embrace the change. The gods watch from above as the dogs venture into their newly unfamiliar world, as they become divided among themselves, as each struggles with new thoughts and feelings. Wily Benjy moves from home to home, Prince becomes a poet, and Majnoun forges a relationship with a kind couple that stops even the Fates in their tracks. Andr Alexis' contemporary take on the apologue offers an utter
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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1957-
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Alexis, André
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PR9199.3.A365
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by André Alexis
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Dogs
  • Intellect
  • Animal intelligence
  • Consciousness in animals
  • Allegories
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis, (sound recording audiobook download)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=2702508
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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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 audio file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781770564640
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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
Other physical details
digital
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771b25eb-9fde-444b-9d3d-64bc3f91546d
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unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Fifteen dogs : an apologue, André Alexis, (sound recording audiobook download)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=2702508
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 audio file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781770564640
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
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
771b25eb-9fde-444b-9d3d-64bc3f91546d
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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