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The Resource Mr. G : a novel about the creation, Alan Lightman, (eAudio)

Mr. G : a novel about the creation, Alan Lightman, (eAudio)

Label
Mr. G : a novel about the creation
Title
Mr. G
Title remainder
a novel about the creation
Statement of responsibility
Alan Lightman
Title variation
Mister G
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With echoes of Calvino, Rushdie, and Saramago, this is a stunningly imaginative work that celebrates the tragic and joyous nature of existence on the grandest possible scale. "As I remember, I had just woken up from a nap when I decided to create the universe." So begins Alan Lightman's playful and profound new novel, Mr. g, the story of Creation as narrated by God. Bored with living in the shimmering Void with his bickering Uncle Deva and Aunt Penelope, Mr. g creates time, space, and matter-then moves on to stars, planets, consciousness, and finally intelligent beings with moral dilemmas. But even the best-laid plans can go awry, and Mr. g discovers that with his creation of space and time come unforeseen consequences-especially in the form of the mysterious Belhor, a clever and devious rival. An intellectual equal to Mr. g, Belhor delights in provocation: he demands an explanation for the inexplicable, requests that intelligent creatures not be subject to rational laws, and maintains the necessity of evil. As Mr. g watches his favorite universe grow into maturity, he begins to understand how the act of creation can change the Creator himself
Storyline
Writing style
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10136237
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1948-
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Lightman, Alan P.
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Ray Porter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1965-
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  • Porter, Ray
  • hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • God
  • Creation
  • Evolution
Target audience
adult
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a novel about the creation
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not applicable
Label
Mr. G : a novel about the creation, Alan Lightman, (eAudio)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT10024713
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781455119776
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024713
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10024713
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Mr. G : a novel about the creation, Alan Lightman, (eAudio)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT10024713
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (4hr., 53 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455119776
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024713
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10024713
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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