skip to content
Norwood Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Norwood

Author: Charles Portis; Barrett Whitener
Publisher: Ashland, OR : Blackstone Audiobooks, ℗2000.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The picaresque adventures of a folk singer named Norwood Pratt on a cross-country trip from Texas to Manhattan in the 1960s. Out of the American neon desert of roller dromes, chili parlors, and the Grand Ole Opry comes an ex-marine and troubadour, Norwood Pratt. Sent on a mission to New York by Grady Fring, Norwood has visions of speeding across the country in a late-model car, seeing all the sights. Instead, he  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Fiction
Picaresque literature
Humorous fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Portis; Barrett Whitener
ISBN: 0786197218 9780786197217 9781470890254 1470890259
OCLC Number: 47794640
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Performer(s): Read by Barrett Whitener.
Description: 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Charles Portis.

Abstract:

The picaresque adventures of a folk singer named Norwood Pratt on a cross-country trip from Texas to Manhattan in the 1960s. Out of the American neon desert of roller dromes, chili parlors, and the Grand Ole Opry comes an ex-marine and troubadour, Norwood Pratt. Sent on a mission to New York by Grady Fring, Norwood has visions of speeding across the country in a late-model car, seeing all the sights. Instead, he gets involved in a wild journey that takes him in and out of stolen cars, freight trains, and buses.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47794640> # Norwood
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork, bgn:CD, bgn:SoundRecording ;
   library:oclcnum "47794640" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1151749034#Place/ashland_or> ; # Ashland, OR
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/oru> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1151749034#Topic/young_men_texas> ; # Young men--Texas
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210336> ; # Texas.
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1183263> ; # Young men
   schema:bookFormat bgn:AudioBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/119466018> ; # Barrett Whitener
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/79059936> ; # Charles Portis
   schema:datePublished "2000" ;
   schema:datePublished "℗2000" ;
   schema:description "The picaresque adventures of a folk singer named Norwood Pratt on a cross-country trip from Texas to Manhattan in the 1960s. Out of the American neon desert of roller dromes, chili parlors, and the Grand Ole Opry comes an ex-marine and troubadour, Norwood Pratt. Sent on a mission to New York by Grady Fring, Norwood has visions of speeding across the country in a late-model car, seeing all the sights. Instead, he gets involved in a wild journey that takes him in and out of stolen cars, freight trains, and buses."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1151749034> ;
   schema:genre "Humorous fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Picaresque literature"@en ;
   schema:genre "Audiobooks"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Norwood"@en ;
   schema:productID "47794640" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47794640#PublicationEvent/ashland_or_blackstone_audiobooks_2000> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1151749034#Agent/blackstone_audiobooks> ; # Blackstone Audiobooks
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781470890254> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780786197217> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/47794640> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1151749034#Agent/blackstone_audiobooks> # Blackstone Audiobooks
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Blackstone Audiobooks" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1183263> # Young men
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Young men"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1210336> # Texas.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Texas." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/119466018> # Barrett Whitener
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1960" ;
   schema:familyName "Whitener" ;
   schema:givenName "Barrett" ;
   schema:name "Barrett Whitener" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79059936> # Charles Portis
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Portis" ;
   schema:givenName "Charles" ;
   schema:name "Charles Portis" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780786197217>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0786197218" ;
   schema:isbn "9780786197217" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781470890254>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1470890259" ;
   schema:isbn "9781470890254" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.