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The Resource Fifteen dogs: : an apologue, André Alexis, (electronic resource)

Fifteen dogs: : an apologue, André Alexis, (electronic resource)

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Fifteen dogs: : an apologue
Title
Fifteen dogs:
Title remainder
an apologue
Statement of responsibility
André Alexis
Creator
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
Cataloging source
ZAC
Dewey number
C813/.54
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Andr Alexis
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Fifteen dogs: : an apologue, André Alexis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/F1BFAF23-8E4A-4BBC-BE35-484B10CE4995/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=771B25EB-9FDE-444B-9D3D-64BC3F91546D
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Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 20 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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
Publisher number
MWT11628823
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)951761598
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Fifteen dogs: : an apologue, André Alexis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://vpl.lib.overdrive.com/F1BFAF23-8E4A-4BBC-BE35-484B10CE4995/10/50/en/ContentDetails.htm?id=771B25EB-9FDE-444B-9D3D-64BC3F91546D
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 20 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
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
Publisher number
MWT11628823
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)951761598
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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