The Resource Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín

Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín

Label
Brooklyn
Title
Brooklyn
Statement of responsibility
by Colm Tóibín
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eilis Lacey is unable to find a job in Ireland in the years following World War II. An Irish priest from Brooklyn, New York offers to sponsor her to live and work in America, so she decides she must go, leaving her mother and sister behind. She adapts to her new life by working in a department store and the pain of parting has subsided until she receives devastating news from home that threatens the promise of her future
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
CaBVa
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1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tóibín, Colm
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Grinne Gillis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gillis, Grainne
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  • Nineteen fifties
  • Irish
  • Women immigrants
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • Ireland
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Narrator's name should read Grainne Gillis
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (7 hr., 45 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Note
CELA collection.
Publisher number
DC36325
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3-CD player or MP3 playback software. Audiobook Standard compatible player recommended; or DAISY playback software, or DAISY talking book player
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Brooklyn, by Colm Tóibín
Publication
Note
Narrator's name should read Grainne Gillis
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (7 hr., 45 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Note
CELA collection.
Publisher number
DC36325
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3-CD player or MP3 playback software. Audiobook Standard compatible player recommended; or DAISY playback software, or DAISY talking book player
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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