The Resource Baked, Mark Haskell Smith, (electronic resource)

Baked, Mark Haskell Smith, (electronic resource)

Label
Baked
Title
Baked
Statement of responsibility
Mark Haskell Smith
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Contributor
Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Miro Basinas is an experimental botanist who sells his rarefied product to a discerning clientele. Only Miro's not growing heirloom tomatoes or making organic wine-he's growing weed. And when Miro hits the big time by winning Amsterdam's famed Cannabis Cup, cannasseurs and ganjaficionados aren't the only people who want a piece of him and his mind-blowing pot that tastes like mangoes. A wickedly funny novel, Baked opens with a bang as Miro is cut down by a bullet. A mild-mannered hipster who doesn't know the first thing about revenge-or even who shot him-Miro is soon on a quest to recover his prize invention and to secure his place as the Floyd Zaiger (creator of the pluot) of weed. It's a journey packed with a delicious cast of characters, including a string-theory obsessed cop, a kinky paramedic, a Mormon missionary struggling to keep his "sap" under control in a city that is the personification of sex, a half-Irish-half-Salvadoran drug dealer and his dim-witted associates, a cougar starlet, and an entrepreneur who wants to turn his medical marijuana Compassion Centers into the Starbucks of pot. Baked is a hilarious, rip-roaring romp from a talented, utterly original novelist. "Although the plots of Smith's novels (including Moist, 2007) often read like the work of someone who is entirely baked, connoisseurs of absurdist humor will find him working at the top of his game here." -Booklist "As cockeyed and riotous as Carl Hiaasen on really good dope." -Kirkus Reviews "A wickedly funny . blast of a book . featuring a fast-moving multilayered plot, prose that has a smart, jazzy swing, and moments of shivery unease."-Richard Rayner, Los Angeles Times "Baked, Mark Haskell Smith's very funny fourth crime novel, tells a sprawling story . and it's quite a mix: a sweet love story, raunchy sex, outrageous behavior, and a couple of murders, all of it laced with plenty of profanity. In short, this irreverent gonzo crime novel is not for the faint of heart. But it's a great trip for the right reader." -Hallie Ephron, Boston Globe "If books came with MPAA ratings, Smith's fourth novel would definitely get an NC-17. . Rest assured that the novel contains plenty of drug references, drug use, and sexual content. But it's also a tightly plotted, well-paced caper with a message, A la Carl Hiaasen. . VERDICT Not for the easily offended or the president of your local D.A.R.E. chapter, but an enjoyable ride for the rest of us." -Library Journal "Connoisseurs of absurdist humor will find him working at the top of his game here."-Booklist
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technical information on music
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Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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MdPfRBL
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Smith, Mark Haskell
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other
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Peter Berkrot
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berkrot, Peter
  • Recorded Books, Inc
Series statement
RB Mystery
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FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
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Label
Baked, Mark Haskell Smith, (electronic resource)
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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rbdZ10500
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 hr., 59 min.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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Isbn
9781490666969
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
Z10500
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(Sirsi) rbdZ10500
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
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Label
Baked, Mark Haskell Smith, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
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
rbdZ10500
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 hr., 59 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781490666969
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
Publisher number
Z10500
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(Sirsi) rbdZ10500
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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