The Resource Crazy town: : the Rob Ford story, Robyn Doolittle, (eaudio)

Crazy town: : the Rob Ford story, Robyn Doolittle, (eaudio)

Label
Crazy town: : the Rob Ford story
Title
Crazy town:
Title remainder
the Rob Ford story
Statement of responsibility
Robyn Doolittle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
His drug- and alcohol-fueled antics made world headlines and engulfed a city in unprecedented controversy. Toronto mayor Rob Ford's personal and political troubles have occupied center stage in North America's fourth-largest city since news broke that drug dealers were selling a videotape of Ford appearing to smoke crack cocaine. Reporter Robyn Doolittle was one of three journalists to view the video and report on its contents in May 2013. Her dogged pursuit of the story has uncovered disturbing details about the mayor's past and embroiled the Toronto police, city councilors, and ordinary citizens in a raucous debate about the future of the city. Even before those explosive events, Ford was a divisive figure. A populist and successful city councilor, he was an underdog to become mayor in 2010. His politics and mercurial nature have split the amalgamated city in two. But there is far more to the story. The Ford family has a long, unhappy history of substance abuse and criminal behavior. Despite their troubles, they are also one of the most ambitious families in Canada. Those close to the Fords say they often compare themselves to the Kennedys and believe they were born to lead. Fast paced and insightful, Crazy Town is a page-turning portrait of a troubled man, a formidable family, and a city caught in an astonishing scandal
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doolittle, Robyn
Dewey number
971.3/54105092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Erin Bennett
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bennett, Erin
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ford, Rob
  • Toronto (Ont.)
Target audience
juvenile
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Crazy town: : the Rob Ford story, Robyn Doolittle, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504682220
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
MWT11513024
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11513024
System control number
MWT11513024
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Crazy town: : the Rob Ford story, Robyn Doolittle, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 54 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504682220
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
MWT11513024
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11513024
System control number
MWT11513024
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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