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My sister's keeper, by Jodi Picoult, (sound recording)

Label
My sister's keeper
Title
My sister's keeper
Statement of responsibility
by Jodi Picoult
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Conceived to provide a bone marrow match for her leukemia-stricken sister, teenage Kate begins to question her moral obligations in light of countless medical procedures and decides to fight for the right to make decisions about her own body. New York Times bestselling author Jodi Picoult is widely acclaimed for her keen insights into the hearts and minds of real people. Now she tells the emotionally riveting story of a family torn apart by conflicting needs and a passionate love that triumphs over human weakness. Anna is not sick, but she might as well be. By age thirteen, she has undergone countless surgeries, transfusions, and shots so that her older sister, Kate, can somehow fight the leukemia that has plagued her since childhood. The product of preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Anna was conceived as a bone marrow match for Kate -- a life and a role that she has never challenged ... until now. Like most teenagers, Anna is beginning to question who she truly is. But unlike most teenagers, she has always been defined in terms of her sister -- and so Anna makes a decision that for most would be unthinkable, a decision that will tear her family apart and have perhaps
  • fatal consequences for the sister she loves. My Sister's Keeper examines what it means to be a good parent, a good sister, a good person. Is it morally correct to do whatever it takes to save a child's life, even if that means infringing upon the rights of another? Is it worth trying to discover who you really are, if that quest makes you like yourself less? Should you follow your own heart, or let others lead you? Once again, in My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult tackles a controversial real-life subject with grace, wisdom, and sensitivity
Member of
Cataloging source
KG6
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picoult, Jodi
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by various narrators
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sisters
  • Teenage girls
  • Leukemia
  • Organ donors
  • Sick children
  • Mothers and daughters
Target audience
adult
Label
My sister's keeper, by Jodi Picoult, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 sound discs (ca. 13.75 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402586408
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C2668
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
OCM54985437
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
My sister's keeper, by Jodi Picoult, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
12 sound discs (ca. 13.75 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781402586408
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
C2668
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
OCM54985437
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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