The Resource Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, Maurizio De Giovanni, (electronic resource)

Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, Maurizio De Giovanni, (electronic resource)

Label
Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi
Title
Blood curse
Title remainder
the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi
Statement of responsibility
Maurizio De Giovanni
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Language
eng
Summary
Ricciardi has visions. He sees and hears the final seconds in the lives of victims of violent deaths. It is both a gift and a curse. It has helped him become one of the most acute and successful homicide detectives in the Naples police force. But all that horror and suffering has hollowed him out emotionally: He drinks and doesn't sleep. Other than his loyal partner Brigadier Maione he has no friends. Naples, 1931. In a working-class apartment in the Sanita neighborhood, an elderly woman by the name of Carmela Calise has been beaten to death. When Ricciardi and Maione arrive at the scene they start asking the neighbors questions. No one wants to talk, but slowly a few interesting facts slip out. Carmela Calise was moonlighting as a fortune-teller and moneylender. In her decrepit apartment, she would receive clients-among them some of the city's rich and powerful-predicting their futures in such a way as to manipulate and deceive. If economic ruin lurked in their futures, Calise was happy to help-for a price, of course. She had many enemies: those indebted to her, manipulated by her lies, disappointed by her prophesies, or destroyed by her machinations. Murder suspects in this atmospheric thriller abound, and Commissario Ricciardi, one of the most original and intriguing investigators in contemporary crime fiction, will have his work cut out for him
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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De Giovanni, Maurizio
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Grover Gardner
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  • Gardner, Grover
  • Shugaar, Antony
  • hoopla digital
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  • Police
  • Fortune-tellers
  • Murder
  • Naples (Italy)
  • Italy
Target audience
adult
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Label
Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, Maurizio De Giovanni, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11372966
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digital storage
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MWT11372966
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 27 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11372966
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Blood curse : the springtime of Commissario Ricciardi, Maurizio De Giovanni, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11372966
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11372966
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 27 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
MWT11372966
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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