Siddhartha
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[Solon, Ohio] : Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2010], c2009.
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Format
Playaway
Edition
Unabridged.
Physical Desc
1 sound media player (4 hr.) : digital ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Language
English
ISBN
9781615458516 (liner), 1615458514 (liner)
Reading Level
UG
Level 7.1, 6 Points

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In English, translated from the German.
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Title from Playaway label.
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"Tantor Audio"--Container.
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Release date supplied by publisher.
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Previously released by Tantor Media, Inc., c2009.
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Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
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In container (21 x 13 x 3 cm.)
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One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Participants/Performers
Read by James Langton.
Description
Siddhartha's life takes him on a journey toward enlightenment. Afire with youthful idealism, the Brahmin joins a group of ascetics, fasting and living without possessions. Meeting Gotama the Buddha, he comes to feel this is not the right path, though he also declines joining the Buddha's followers. He reenters the world, hoping to learn of his own nature, but instead slips gradually into hedonism and materialism. Surfeited and disgusted, he flees from his possessions to become a ferryman's apprentice, learning what lessons he can from the river itself. Herman Hesse's 1922 Bildungsroman parallels the life of Buddha and seems to argue that lessons of this sort cannot be taught but come from one's own struggle to find truth.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hesse, H., & Langton, J. (20102009). Siddhartha (Unabridged.). Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962 and James. Langton. 20102009. Siddhartha. [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, 1877-1962 and James. Langton. Siddhartha [Solon, Ohio]: Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, 20102009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hesse, Hermann, and James Langton. Siddhartha Unabridged., Playaway Digital Audio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, 20102009.

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