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The Resource The cardturner, by Louis Sachar, (sound recording)

The cardturner, by Louis Sachar, (sound recording)

Label
The cardturner
Title
The cardturner
Statement of responsibility
by Louis Sachar
Title variation
Card turner
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his wealthy uncle, a champion bridge player who has lost his vision, asks seventeen-year-old Alton to be a cardturner for him, Alton has no idea how much he will ultimately learn from his eccentric relative. Includes appendix by Syd Fox with information about bridge
Summary
Alton Richards doesn't have much going for him the summer after his junior year of high school and his parents insist he drive his wealthy, elderly uncle to his bridge club and be his cardturner. Alton soon finds himself intrigued by his uncle, by the game of bridge, and by pretty and shy Toni Castaneda. As the summer goes on, he tries to figure out the meaning of his life.
Writing style
Character
Audio
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10035121
Cataloging source
TEFBT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sachar, Louis
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PZ7.S1185
LC item number
Car 2010ab
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
720
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Louis Sachar
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sachar, Louis
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bridge (Game)
  • Uncles
  • Blind
  • People with disabilities
  • Dead
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Bridge whist
  • Uncles
  • Blind
  • People with disabilities
  • Dead
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Audiobooks
  • Children's audiobooks
Target audience
adolescent
Transposition and arrangement
unknown
Label
The cardturner, by Louis Sachar, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Georgia children's book award nominee, 2012-2013
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 sound discs (ca. 75 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307712158
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
YA 1588ACD
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn513442463
  • (OCoLC)513442463
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The cardturner, by Louis Sachar, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Georgia children's book award nominee, 2012-2013
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
6 sound discs (ca. 75 min. each)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307712158
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
YA 1588ACD
Special playback characteristics
unknown
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn513442463
  • (OCoLC)513442463
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

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