The Resource The boat runner : a novel, Devin Murphy

The boat runner : a novel, Devin Murphy

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The boat runner : a novel
Title
The boat runner
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Devin Murphy
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Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tradition of All The Light We Cannot See and The Nightingale, comes an incandescent debut novel about a young Dutch man who comes of age during the perilousness of World War II.Beginning in the summer of 1939, fourteen-year-old Jacob Koopman and his older brother, Edwin, enjoy lives of prosperity and quiet contentment. Many of the residents in their small Dutch town have some connection to the Koopman lightbulb factory, and the locals hold the family in high esteem. On days when they aren't playing with friends, Jacob and Edwin help their Uncle Martin on his fishing boat in the North Sea, where German ships have become a common sight. But conflict still seems unthinkable, even as the boys' father naively sends his sons to a Hitler Youth Camp in an effort to secure German business for the factory.When war breaks out, Jacob's world is thrown into chaos. The Boat Runner follows Jacob over the course of four years, through the forests of France, the stormy beaches of England, and deep within the secret missions of the German Navy, where he is confronted with the moral dilemma that will change his life--and his life's mission--forever. Epic in scope and featuring a thrilling narrative with precise, elegant language, The Boat Runner tells the little-known story of the young Dutch boys who were thrown into the Nazi campaign, as well as the brave boatmen who risked everything to give Jewish refugees safe passage to land abroad. Through one boy's harrowing tale of personal redemption, here is a novel about the power of people's stories and voices to shine light through our darkest days, until only love prevails
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Murphy, Devin
Dewey number
813.6
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PS3613.U779
LC item number
B6 2017ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Matthew Waterson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Waterson, Matthew
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  • Hitler-Jugend
  • Brothers
  • Teenage boys
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • FICTION / Literary
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Label
The boat runner : a novel, Devin Murphy
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unknown
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unknown
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
Control code
on1003133376
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 52 min., 33 sec.))
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062790804
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unknown
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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not applicable
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
03CF0E27-FA1A-4DB3-A06B-BEC47D9B9DC1
System control number
(OCoLC)1003133376
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Label
The boat runner : a novel, Devin Murphy
Link
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
on1003133376
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 52 min., 33 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062790804
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.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
03CF0E27-FA1A-4DB3-A06B-BEC47D9B9DC1
System control number
(OCoLC)1003133376
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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