The Resource Work like any other : a novel, Virginia Reeves., (electronic resource)

Work like any other : a novel, Virginia Reeves., (electronic resource)

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Work like any other : a novel
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Work like any other
Title remainder
a novel
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Virginia Reeves.
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Language
eng
Summary
Roscoe T. Martin, the son of an Alabama coal foreman, set his sights on a new type of power spreading at the start of the twentieth century: electricity. It became his training, his life's work. But when his wife Marie inherits her father's failing farm, Roscoe has to give it up, with great cost to his pride and sense of self, to rescue the farm for the sake of his marriage and his family. Realizing he might lose them all if he doesn't improve the place, he enlists the help of his black farmhand, Wilson, and begins to use his skills as an electrician to siphon energy from the state, ushering in a period of bounty and happiness on land that had been falling to ruin. Even the love of Marie and their child seems back within Roscoe's grasp.Then a young man working for the power company is electrocuted after stumbling on Roscoe's illegal lines, and everything changes: Roscoe is arrested for manslaughter, Wilson is leased to a coal mine, the farm once more starts to deteriorate without electricity, and Marie abandons her husband as he goes to trial, leaving him to face his twenty-year sentence alone. No longer an electrician or even a farmer, an unmoored Roscoe must now carve out his place in a violent new world. Climbing the ranks from dairy hand to librarian to "dog boy," an inmate who aids the guards track down escapees, he is ultimately forced to ask himself once more if his work is just work or if the price of his crimes-for him and his family-is greater than he ever let himself believe.Gorgeously spare and brilliantly insightful, Work like Any Other announces a major work from an incredible young talent-a deeply affecting story of dispossession, injustice, and redemption that explores the lengths to which the broken among us push forward
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technical information on music
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TEFOD
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Reeves, Virginia
Dewey number
813/.6
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not applicable
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LC call number
PS3618.E4458
LC item number
W67 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Dan John Miller
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Miller, Dan John
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  • Electricians
  • Manslaughter
  • Prisoners
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Redemption
  • Electricians
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Manslaughter
  • Prisoners
  • Redemption
  • FICTION / Literary
  • Alabama
  • Alabama
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Work like any other : a novel, Virginia Reeves., (electronic resource)
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unknown
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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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ocn942737610
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 57 min., 30 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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9781504679923
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computer
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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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796FF508-CC48-4CDD-BD2F-14813FC7C06C
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(OCoLC)942737610
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Label
Work like any other : a novel, Virginia Reeves., (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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ocn942737610
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 57 min., 30 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504679923
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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
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  • c
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
796FF508-CC48-4CDD-BD2F-14813FC7C06C
System control number
(OCoLC)942737610
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not applicable
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