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The speed of sound : breaking the barrier between music and technology / Thomas Dolby.

Dolby, Thomas, (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Princeton PL - Princeton B Dolby Dol (Text) 30890000646321 Adult Books Upper level Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Dolby (Text) 78292000359557 Adult Biography Book Collection Available -
Whiting Public Library 780.92 D868 (Text) 51735011782835 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250071842
  • ISBN: 1250071844
  • Physical Description: viii, 277 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Flatiron Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
The Winter of Discontent -- Skin Tension Under Leatherette -- Needle Drop -- Poetry in Motion -- Wonderland -- Like Dolphins Can Swim -- Living in a Suitcase -- Stars Explode, Fireworks Don't -- Ride the Bullet Train -- Housequake -- The Untouchables -- Step Up to the Plate -- The Apple Mafia -- Bowie Does Beatnik -- Dark Fiber -- The Nokia Waltz -- Wind Across the Tundra -- The Crocuses Are Still in Bloom.
Summary, etc.:
The 1980s New Wave star-turned-Silicon Valley entrepreneur traces his disadvantaged early years in a London bedsit, creation of the breakout hit "She Blinded Me With Science" and role in pioneering the use of MP3s in cellphones.
Subject: Dolby, Thomas.
Composers > England > Biography.
Music and technology.
Genre: Biographies.

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