The Resource God's middle finger : into the lawless heart of the Sierra Madre, Richard Grant, (electronic resource)

God's middle finger : into the lawless heart of the Sierra Madre, Richard Grant, (electronic resource)

Label
God's middle finger : into the lawless heart of the Sierra Madre
Title
God's middle finger
Title remainder
into the lawless heart of the Sierra Madre
Statement of responsibility
Richard Grant
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Twenty miles south of the Arizona-Mexico border, the rugged, beautiful Sierra Madre mountains begin their dramatic ascent. Almost 900 miles long, the range climbs to nearly 11,000 feet and boasts several canyons deeper than the Grand Canyon. The rules of law and society have never taken hold in the Sierra Madre, which is home to bandits, drug smugglers, cave dwelling Tarahumara Indians, opium farmers, and other assorted outcasts. Outsiders are not welcome; drugs are the primary source of income; murder is all but a regional pastime. Fifteen years ago, journalist Richard Grant developed what he calls "an unfortunate fascination" with this lawless place. Locals warned that he would meet his death there, but he didn't believe them-until his last trip. During his travels Grant visited a folk healer for his insomnia and was prescribed rattlesnake pills, attended bizarre religious rituals, consorted with cocaine-snorting policemen, and dug for buried treasure. On his last visit, his reckless adventure spiraled into his own personal heart of darkness when cocaine-fueled Mexican hillbillies hunted him through the woods all night, bent on killing him for sport. With gorgeous detail, fascinating insight, and an undercurrent of dark humor, God's Middle Finger brings to vivid life a truly unique and uncharted world
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Grant, Richard
Dewey number
917.2/10484
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Gildart Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jackson, Gildart
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sierra Madre Occidental (Mexico)
  • Grant, Richard
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
God's middle finger : into the lawless heart of the Sierra Madre, Richard Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12070418
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Publication
Distribution
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12070418
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 56 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12070418
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12070418
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
Label
God's middle finger : into the lawless heart of the Sierra Madre, Richard Grant, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12070418
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12070418
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 56 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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12070418
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12070418
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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