The Resource The circular staircase, Mary Roberts Rinehart, (electronic resource)

The circular staircase, Mary Roberts Rinehart, (electronic resource)

Label
The circular staircase
Title
The circular staircase
Statement of responsibility
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This is the story of how a middle-aged spinster lost her mind, deserted her domestic gods in the city, took a furnished house for the summer out of town, and found herself involved in one of those mysterious crimes that keep our newspapers and detective agencies happy and prosperous." So begins The Circular Staircase, a book which has been hailed as the best novel by the most important American woman mystery writer of our time. Rachel Innes was relieved when Gertrude and Halsey arrived to keep their dear old aunt company and allow her the courtesy of a decent night's sleep. Unfortunately, the explosive sound of a revolver shot the next night shattered Rachel's hopes. And the body at the foot of the circular staircase ensured many sleepless nights to follow
Summary
The Circular Staircase is perhaps Mary Roberts Rinehart's most famous story. Wealthy spinster Rachel Innes is persuaded by her niece and nephew Gertrude and Halsey to take a house in the country for the summer. Rachel is unaware that the house holds a secret, and soon unexplained happenings and murder follow
Audio
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10140877
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1876-1958
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Rinehart, Mary Roberts
Dewey number
813.52
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Cindy Hardin
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  • Hardin, Cindy
  • hoopla digital
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True
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  • Middle-aged women
  • Country homes
  • Murder
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The circular staircase, Mary Roberts Rinehart, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT10024886
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781481589758
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10024886
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable
Label
The circular staircase, Mary Roberts Rinehart, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT10024886
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 51 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481589758
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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
MWT10024886
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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