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The Resource Desolation Island, by Patrick O'Brian, (sound recording)

Desolation Island, by Patrick O'Brian, (sound recording)

Label
Desolation Island
Title
Desolation Island
Statement of responsibility
by Patrick O'Brian
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Commissioned to rescue Governor Bligh of Bounty fame, Captain Jack Aubrey and his friend, surgeon Stephen Maturin, sail the Leopard to Australia with a hold full of convicts. Among them is a beautiful and dangerous spy--and a treacherous disease that decimates the crew. With a Dutch man-of-war to windward, the undermanned, outgunned Leopard sails for her life into the freezing waters of the Antarctic, where, in mountainous seas, the Dutchman closes in
Member of
Cataloging source
PNX
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1914-2000
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O'Brian, Patrick
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Performed by Patrick Tull
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tull, Patrick
Series statement
#5 in the Aubrey/Maturin series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bligh, William
  • Great Britain
  • Aubrey, Jack (Fictitious character)
  • Maturin, Stephen (Fictitious character)
  • Seafaring life
  • Ship captains
  • Ship physicians
  • Intelligence officers
  • Nineteenth century
  • Male friendship
  • Sailing ships
  • Naval battles
  • Australia
  • Great Britain
Label
Desolation Island, by Patrick O'Brian, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • At head of title on container: Recorded Books presents
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
11 sound discs (13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780788798689
Note
Set includes: 11 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C1488
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm47858424
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Desolation Island, by Patrick O'Brian, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • At head of title on container: Recorded Books presents
  • Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
11 sound discs (13 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780788798689
Note
Set includes: 11 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C1488
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
ocm47858424
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Vancouver Public Library - Central Branch Borrow it
      350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6B1, CA
      49.280188 -123.114755
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