The Resource The track of sand : [an Inspector Montalbano mystery], Andrea Camilleri, (electronic resource)

The track of sand : [an Inspector Montalbano mystery], Andrea Camilleri, (electronic resource)

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The track of sand : [an Inspector Montalbano mystery]
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The track of sand
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[an Inspector Montalbano mystery]
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Andrea Camilleri
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Sand path
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Language
eng
Summary
Inspector Salvatore Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home. When his men come to investigate, the carcass has disappeared, leaving only a trail in the sand. Then his home is ransacked, and the inspector is certain that the crimes are linked. As he negotiates both the glittering underworld of horseracing and the Mafia's connection to it, Montalbano is aided by his illiterate housekeeper, Adelina, and a Proustian memory of linguate fritte. Longtime fans and new readers alike will be charmed by Montalbano's blend of unorthodox methods, melancholy self-reflection, and love of good food
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Montalbano wakes from strange dreams to find a gruesomely bludgeoned horse carcass in front of his seaside home. When his men come to investigate, the carcass disappears, leaving only a trail in the sand. Before long, two people report missing horses - Rachele, a champion equestrian, an Lo Duca, one of the richest men in Sicily. Then Montalbano's home is broken into and is ransacked and he is certain that the crimes are linked. As he negotiates the glittering underworld of legitimate horseracing and the Mafia's connection to it, the scrupulous and melancholy Montalbano is aided by his unorthodox methods, melancholy self-reflection, and love of good food--Cover
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10032262
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1925-2019
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Camilleri, Andrea
Dewey number
813
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fiction
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Read by Grover Gardner
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1954-
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  • Gardner, Grover
  • Sartarelli, Stephen
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True
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Salvo Montalbano mysteries
Series volume
0012
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  • Montalbano, Salvo (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Horse racing
  • Detective and mystery stories, Italian
  • Sicily (Italy)
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adult
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The track of sand : [an Inspector Montalbano mystery], Andrea Camilleri, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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MWT11442274
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 26 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781481553520
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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MWT11442274
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sound
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Label
The track of sand : [an Inspector Montalbano mystery], Andrea Camilleri, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11442274
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (5hr., 26 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781481553520
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11442274
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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