The Resource A head full of ghosts: : a novel, (electronic resource)

A head full of ghosts: : a novel, (electronic resource)

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A head full of ghosts: : a novel
Title
A head full of ghosts:
Title remainder
a novel
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Language
eng
Summary
A chilling thriller that brilliantly blends domestic drama, psychological suspense, and a touch of modern horror, reminiscent of Mark Z. Danielewski's House of Leaves, John Ajvide Lindqvist's Let the Right One In, and Shirley Jackson's The Haunting of Hill House. The lives of the Barretts, a normal suburban New England family, are torn apart when fourteen-year-old Marjorie begins to display signs of acute schizophrenia. To her parents' despair, the doctors are unable to stop Marjorie's descent into madness. As their stable home devolves into a house of horrors, they reluctantly turn to a local Catholic priest for help. Father Wanderly suggests an exorcism; he believes the vulnerable teenager is the victim of demonic possession. He also contacts a production company that is eager to document the Barretts' plight. With John, Marjorie's father, out of work for more than a year and the medical bills looming, the family agrees to be filmed, and soon find themselves the unwitting stars of The Possession, a hit reality television show. When events in the Barrett household explode in tragedy, the show and the shocking incidents it captures become the stuff of urban legend. Fifteen years later, a bestselling writer interviews Marjorie's younger sister, Merry. As she recalls those long ago events that took place when she was just eight years old, long-buried secrets and painful memories that clash with what was broadcast on television begin to surface-and a mind-bending tale of psychological horror is unleashed, raising vexing questions about memory and reality, science and religion, and the very nature of evil
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Tremblay, Paul
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Performed by Joy Osmanski
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1975-
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  • Osmanski, Joy
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fear
  • Schizophrenia
Target audience
adult
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Label
A head full of ghosts: : a novel, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587783
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MWT11587783
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 49 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Publisher number
MWT11587783
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sound
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other
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Label
A head full of ghosts: : a novel, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587783
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11587783
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 49 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
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11587783
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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