The Resource Let me explain you, Annie Liontas, (electronic resource)

Let me explain you, Annie Liontas, (electronic resource)

Label
Let me explain you
Title
Let me explain you
Statement of responsibility
Annie Liontas
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Let Me Explain You begins with a letter: Stavros Stavros Mavrakis, Greek immigrant and proud owner of the Gala Diner in New Jersey, believes he has just ten days left to live. He sends a scathing email to his estranged ex-wife and three grown daughters, outlining his wishes for how they each might better their lives. He then prepares for his final hours and wonders why he is alone. With varying degrees of laughter and scorn, his family and friends have dismissed his behavior as nothing more than a predictable plea for attention, but when Stavros really does disappear, those closest to him are forced to confront the possibility of his death and the realities of their loss. A vibrant tour de force told from multiple perspectives and driving to a surprising conclusion, Let Me Explain You eulogizes Stavros Stavros, turning in part on his realization that 'a man spends his whole life trying to say it better,' while giving necessary voice to the women in his life. This multigenerational novel explores our origins and family myths, reinvention and forgiveness, hunger and what feeds us. Let Me Explain You is a beautifully told, heartfelt story, and its meditations on the communal power of storytelling and family-most notably the relationship between fathers and daughters, but also the complex bond of sisterhood-are at turns hilarious and deeply moving
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Robertson Dean
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Let me explain you, Annie Liontas, (electronic resource)
Link
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
MWT11418416
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (10hr., 45 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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
MWT11418416
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418416
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MWT11418416
  • MWT11418416
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
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