The Resource Hogs wild : selected reporting pieces, Ian Frazier, (electronic resource)

Hogs wild : selected reporting pieces, Ian Frazier, (electronic resource)

Label
Hogs wild : selected reporting pieces
Title
Hogs wild
Title remainder
selected reporting pieces
Statement of responsibility
Ian Frazier
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ian Frazier is one of the most gifted chroniclers of contemporary America. Hogs Wild assembles a decade's worth of his finest essays and reportage, and demonstrates the irrepressible passions and artful digressions that distinguish his enduring body of work. Part muckraker, part adventurer, and part raconteur, Frazier beholds, captures, and occasionally reimagines the spirit of the American experience. He travels down South to examine feral hogs, and learns that their presence in any county is a strong indicator that it votes Republican. He introduces us to a man who, when his house is hit by a supposed meteorite, hopes to "leverage" the space object into opportunity for his family, and a New York City police detective who is fascinated with rap-music-related crimes. Alongside Frazier's delight in the absurdities of contemporary life is his sense of social responsibility: there's an echo of the great reform-mindedwriters in his pieces on a soup kitchen, opioid overdose deaths on Staten Island, and the rise in homelessness in New York City under Mayor Bloomberg. In each dizzying discovery, Hogs Wild unearths the joys of inquiry without agenda, curiosity without calculation. To read Frazier is to become a kind of social and political anthropologist--astute and deeply engaged
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Frazier, Ian
Dewey number
814/.54
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Ian Frazier
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Frazier, Ian
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American wit and humor
  • Essays
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Hogs wild : selected reporting pieces, Ian Frazier, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11982969
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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
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11982969
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 28 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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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11982969
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11982969
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
Hogs wild : selected reporting pieces, Ian Frazier, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11982969
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
MWT11982969
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 28 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
MWT11982969
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11982969
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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