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The Resource The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, Sam Kean

The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, Sam Kean

Label
The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
Title
The violinist's thumb
Title remainder
and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code
Statement of responsibility
Sam Kean
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explores the wonders of the magical building block of life: DNA. There are genes to explain crazy cat ladies, why other people have no fingerprints, and why some people survive nuclear bombs
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
PLAYA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kean, Sam
Dewey number
572.8
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
QH437
LC item number
.K43 2012d
Literary text for sound recordings
other
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Henry Leyva
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leyva, Henry
  • Hachette Audio (Firm)
  • Playaway Digital Audio
  • Findaway World, LLC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, Sam Kean
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • "HDAUDIO."
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by Hachette Audio, p2012
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • cz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1434828
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 12 hr., 30 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781619694798
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
16882
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
unknown
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) u544397
  • (Sirsi) 1434828
  • (OCoLC)785871534
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The violinist's thumb : and other lost tales of love, war, and genius, as written by our genetic code, Sam Kean
Publication
Note
  • Title from Playaway label
  • "HDAUDIO."
  • Release date supplied by publisher
  • Previously released by Hachette Audio, p2012
  • Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player
  • One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • cz
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1434828
Dimensions
3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound media player (approximately 12 hr., 30 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781619694798
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
other
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, HD audio
Publisher number
16882
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
unknown
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
other
Speed
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) u544397
  • (Sirsi) 1434828
  • (OCoLC)785871534
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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