The Resource In other words, Jhumpa Lahiri ; [translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein]

In other words, Jhumpa Lahiri ; [translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein]

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In other words
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Jhumpa Lahiri ; [translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein]
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  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Summary
From the best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize winner, a powerful nonfiction debut--an "honest, engaging, and very moving account of a writer searching for herself in words."--Kirkus Reviews (starred) In Other Words is a revelation. It is at heart a love story--of a long and sometimes difficult courtship, and a passion that verges on obsession: that of a writer for another language. For Jhumpa Lahiri, that love was for Italian, which first captivated and capsized her during a trip to Florence after college. Although Lahiri studied Italian for many years afterward, true mastery always eluded her. Seeking full immersion, she decides to move to Rome with her family, for "a trial by fire, a sort of baptism" into a new language and world. There, she begins to read, and to write--initially in her journal--solely in Italian. In Other Words, an autobiographical work written in Italian, investigates the process of learning to express oneself in another language, and describes the journey of a writer seeking a new voice. Presented in a dual-language format, this is a wholly original book about exile, linguistic and otherwise, written with an intensity and clarity not seen since Vladimir Nabokov: a startling act of self-reflection and a provocative exploration of belonging and reinvention. Read by the Author, in both English and the original ItalianFrom the Compact Disc edition
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lahiri, Jhumpa
Dewey number
813/.54
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not applicable
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Language note
Read in English and the original Italian
LC call number
PS3562.A316
LC item number
Z46 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Jhumpa Lahiri
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
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Goldstein, Ann
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  • Lahiri, Jhumpa
  • Interlanguage (Language learning)
  • Nonfiction
  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Foreign Language Study
  • Travel
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Lahiri, Jhumpa
  • Interlanguage (Language learning)
  • Travel
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In other words, Jhumpa Lahiri ; [translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein]
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ocn938534306
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 37 min., 28 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9780399566219
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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86F84534-0F44-4645-AEA2-3509C522E914
System control number
(OCoLC)938534306
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
In other words, Jhumpa Lahiri ; [translated from the Italian by Ann Goldstein]
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
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
Control code
ocn938534306
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 37 min., 28 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780399566219
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
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
86F84534-0F44-4645-AEA2-3509C522E914
System control number
(OCoLC)938534306
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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