The Resource Morgue mama, C. R. Corwin, (eaudio)

Morgue mama, C. R. Corwin, (eaudio)

Label
Morgue mama
Title
Morgue mama
Statement of responsibility
C. R. Corwin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Most people think of the morgue as that cold and sterile facility where medical examiners do their necessary, albeit dreadful, work. Less familiar is the other type of morgue, the dry and dusty version, the newspaper morgue, usually housed in the basements and backrooms of newspaper buildings, where old news clippings are filed away. Dolly Madison Sprowls has been in charge of the Hannawa Herald-Union's morgue for more than forty years. She is gruff and salty, well past the age of retirement, and the unchallenged queen of her ink-stained domain. Reporters call her Morgue Mama but only behind her back. Maddy Sprowls' well-ordered world gets turned upside down when the paper hires twenty-four-year-old Aubrey McGinty for its police beat. Aubrey loses no time in questioning the conviction of Sissy James for the murder of televangelist Buddy Wing. It's true that Sissy had quickly confessed "live on television" to poisoning the famous preacher, and the evidence does seem overwhelming. But the ambitious young reporter doesn't believe Sissy is guilty. Aubrey enlists the help of Morgue Mama to dig into the morgue's files. Their search for the truth soon becomes harrowing "and dangerous" as they uncover enough suspects to fill a church with those who do the devil's work
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Corwin, C. R.
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Lorna Raver
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Raver, Lorna
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Librarians
  • Reporters and reporting
  • Sprowls, Maddy (Fictitious character)
  • Women detectives
Target audience
adult
Label
Morgue mama, C. R. Corwin, (eaudio)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
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 (8hr., 44 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455167241
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
MWT10024402
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10024402
System control number
MWT10024402
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Morgue mama, C. R. Corwin, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
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 (8hr., 44 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781455167241
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
MWT10024402
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10024402
System control number
MWT10024402
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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