The Resource Bucking the Sarge, by Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)

Bucking the Sarge, by Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)

Label
Bucking the Sarge
Title
Bucking the Sarge
Statement of responsibility
by Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Luther T. Farrell has got to get out of Flint, Michigan. As his best friend, Sparky, says, "Flint's nothing but the Titanic." And as Luther's mother, aka the Sarge, says, "Take my advice and stay off the sucker path." The Sarge milked the system to build an empire of slum housing and group homes. Luther's just one of the many people trapped in the Sarge's Evil Empire--but he's about to bust out. If Luther wins the science fair this year, he'll be on track for college and a future as America's best-known and best-loved philosopher. All he's got to do is beat his archrival, Shayla Patrick, the beautiful daughter of Flint's finest undertaker--and the love of Luther's life. Sparky's escape plans involve a pit bull named Poofy and the world's scariest rat. Oh, and Luther. Add to the mix Chester X, Luther's mysterious roommate; Dontay Gaddy, a lawyer whose toll-free number is 1-800-SUE-EM-ALL; and Darnell Dixon, the Sarge's go-to guy, who knows how to break all the rules. Listeners will root for Luther and Sparky every step of the way
Accompanying matter
libretto or text
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
Bw 2007ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Michael Boatman
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Boatman, Michael
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Business enterprises
  • Fraud
  • Group homes
  • Mothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • African Americans
  • Business enterprises
  • Fraud
  • Group homes
  • Mothers
  • People with mental disabilities
  • African Americans
  • Flint (Mich.)
  • Flint (Mich.)
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Bucking the Sarge, by Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 6:10:33
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o173485827
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739360071
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o173485827
  • (Sirsi) o173485827
  • (OCoLC)173485827
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 88751 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bucking the Sarge, by Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from: Title details screen
  • Unabridged
  • Duration: 6:10:33
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
  • zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o173485827
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780739360071
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o173485827
  • (Sirsi) o173485827
  • (OCoLC)173485827
System details
  • Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 88751 KB)
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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