The Resource Crooked heart: : a novel, Lissa Evans, (electronic resource)

Crooked heart: : a novel, Lissa Evans, (electronic resource)

Label
Crooked heart: : a novel
Title
Crooked heart:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Lissa Evans
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paper Moon meets the Blitz in this original black comedy, set in World War II England, chronicling an unlikely alliance between a small time con artist and a young orphan evacuee. When Noel Bostock-aged ten, no family-is evacuated from London to escape the Nazi bombardment, he lands in a suburb northwest of the city with Vera Sedge-a thirty-six-year old widow drowning in debts and dependents. Always desperate for money, she's unscrupulous about how she gets it. Noel's mourning his godmother Mattie, a former suffragette. Wise beyond his years, raised with a disdain for authority and an eclectic attitude toward education, he has little in common with other children and even less with the impulsive Vee, who hurtles from one self-made crisis to the next. The war's provided unprecedented opportunities for making money, but what Vee needs-and what she's never had-is a cool head and the ability to make a plan. On her own, she's a disaster. With Noel, she's a team. Together, they cook up a scheme. Crisscrossing the bombed suburbs of London, Vee starts to make a profit and Noel begins to regain his interest in life. But there are plenty of other people making money out of the war-and some of them are dangerous. Noel may have been moved to safety, but he isn't actually safe at all. . .
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Evans, Lissa
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Karen Cass
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  • Cass, Karen
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Crooked heart: : a novel, Lissa Evans, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587730
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11587730
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 16 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11587730
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Crooked heart: : a novel, Lissa Evans, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11587730
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11587730
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 16 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
MWT11587730
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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