The Resource As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)

As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)

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As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery
Title
As the pig turns
Title remainder
an Agatha Raisin mystery
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M.C. Beaton
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Language
eng
Summary
The picturesque Cotwsold village of Winter Parva has decided to warm the post-Christmas season by roasting a pig in the town square. Agatha, always one for a good roasting, organizes an outing to enjoy the merriment. But as the rotary spit is placed over a bed of fiery charcoals and the pig is carried toward its final resting place, Agatha realizes that things are not as they seem ..."Stop!" she screams suddenly. The "pig," in fact, is Gary Beech, a policeman not exactly beloved by the good people of the village. Although Agatha has every intention of leaving matters to the police, everything changes when Gary's ex-wife hires Agatha's detective agency to investigate-and then is murdered too. With that provocation, how could any sleuth as vain and competitive (and secretly insecure) as Agatha do anything other than solve the case herself?
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"The picturesque Cotwsold village of Winter Parva has decided to warm the winter months after the holidays by roasting a pig in the town square. Agatha, always one for a good roasting, has arrived with her former protegÄ› and current rival in the privatedetection racket, Toni, to enjoy the merriment. But as the rotary spit is placed over a bed of fiery charcoals and the pig is carried toward its final resting place, Agatha realizes that things are not as they seem.... "Stop!" she screams suddenly. The "pig," in fact, is Gary Beech, a policeman not exactly beloved by the good people of the village. Although Agatha has every intention of leaving matters to the police, everything changes when Gary's ex-wife hires Toni to investigate. With that provocation,how could any sleuth as obviously vain and competitive (and secretly insecure) as Agatha could do anything other than solve the case herself?"--
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10031607
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Beaton, M. C
Dewey number
823.914
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Penelope Keith
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1940-
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  • Keith, Penelope
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True
Series statement
Agatha Raisin mysteries
Series volume
0022
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  • Raisin, Agatha (Fictitious character)
  • Women private investigators
  • Police
  • Cotswold Hills (England)
Target audience
adult
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an Agatha Raisin mystery
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As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)
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MWT11442249
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9780792780441
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MWT11442249
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sound
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Label
As the pig turns : an Agatha Raisin mystery, M.C. Beaton, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11442249
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780792780441
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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
MWT11442249
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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