The Resource Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter

Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter

Label
Back channel : a novel
Title
Back channel
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Stephen L. Carter
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the best-selling author of The Emperor of Ocean Park and The Impeachment of Abraham Lincoln-a new novel of terrific suspense and surprise: a brilliant amalgam of fact and fiction about a young black woman on whom the outcome of the Cuban Missile Crisis depends. October 1962. In Cuba: Soviet ships off-load what intelligence reveals to be nuclear missiles. In Washington, President Kennedy and his advisers are in furious debate over how long they can wait to discover what the Soviets intend before dropping the first bomb. And, in Ithaca, New York, Margo Jensen-a nineteen-year-old Cornell sophomore-is swept up in a "bizarre concatenation of circumstances" that will make of her the "back channel" liaison between Soviet Premier Khrushchev and Kennedy. Events unfold too quickly for her even to ask "why me?" But the stunning answer is revealed bit by bit as she races from Ithaca to Bulgaria to Washington, D.C., drawn ever more deeply into the crossfire-figurative and literal-of infighting between governmental agencies, both American and Soviet; into the confidence and-unsettlingly-the affection of the president of the United States; into desperate negotiations to avoid nuclear war; and, finally, into the secrets of the extraordinary legacy-of honor and bravery-she inherited from the father she never knew"--
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TLC
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1954-
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Carter, Stephen L.
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3603.A78
LC item number
B33 2014
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Bahni Turpin
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
  • African American women
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
  • FICTION / Espionage
  • FICTION / Historical
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=70A273EE-ED82-4661-AC75-C51766BA4A61
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Electronic audio file
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629238975
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
70A273EE-ED82-4661-AC75-C51766BA4A61
System control number
(TLC)erc0000271375
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Back channel : a novel, Stephen L. Carter
Link
http://downloadmedia.denverlibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=70A273EE-ED82-4661-AC75-C51766BA4A61
Publication
Note
  • Electronic audio file
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781629238975
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
70A273EE-ED82-4661-AC75-C51766BA4A61
System control number
(TLC)erc0000271375
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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