The Resource Chase your shadow: : the trials of Oscar Pistorius, John Carlin, (electronic resource)

Chase your shadow: : the trials of Oscar Pistorius, John Carlin, (electronic resource)

Label
Chase your shadow: : the trials of Oscar Pistorius
Title
Chase your shadow:
Title remainder
the trials of Oscar Pistorius
Statement of responsibility
John Carlin
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Language
eng
Summary
Oscar Pistorius was eleven months old when he had both legs amputated below the knee, due to congenital fibular disease. Despite this severe disability, Pistorious grew up to be an extraordinary athlete, inspirational role model, and global symbol of resilience. In 2012 he became the first amputee runner in history to compete in the Olympics and was hailed as a hero not only in his native South Africa but around the world. Everything changed for Pistorius in the early morning hours of February 14, 2013-Valentine's Day-when he shot and killed his girlfriend, model Reeva Steenkamp, through a closed bathroom door, allegedly because he mistook her for an intruder intent on doing him harm. He was arrested and charged with premeditated murder, and overnight, the public's view of Pistorius turned on its head. Not since the O. J. Simpson case has a courtroom drama riveted global attention on one man's fate. Acclaimed journalist John Carlin's vivid firsthand account of Pistorius's seven-month murder trial, broadcast worldwide from Johannesburg, details the wrenching emotional breakdowns and merciless interrogation of the accused on and off the stand, the fraught relationship between the Pistorius and Steenkamp families, and the highly controversial verdict of culpable homicide, for which Pistorius received a five-year sentence. But Chase Your Shadow is far more than just a sensational crime story, as Carlin shows through meticulous reporting and extensive access to Pistorius and his family and friends. This courtroom confrontation between a white, privileged, twenty-seven-year-old male athlete on trial for murder and the black female judge who alone would decide his fate-held in a democratic country trying to exorcise its history of racial hatred and endemic violence against women-exposes the complex social and political realities of post-Apartheid South Africa
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1956-
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Carlin, John
Dewey number
345.6802523
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other
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Narrated by Gideon Emery
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1972-
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  • Emery, Gideon
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  • Pistorius, Oscar
  • Runners (Sports)
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Athletes with disabilities
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Chase your shadow: : the trials of Oscar Pistorius, John Carlin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11589015
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digital storage
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MWT11589015
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 53 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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digital.
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MWT11589015
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Chase your shadow: : the trials of Oscar Pistorius, John Carlin, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11589015
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11589015
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 53 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
MWT11589015
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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