The Resource Big wheat : a tale of bindlestiffs and blood, Richard A. Thompson, (electronic resource)

Big wheat : a tale of bindlestiffs and blood, Richard A. Thompson, (electronic resource)

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Big wheat : a tale of bindlestiffs and blood
Title
Big wheat
Title remainder
a tale of bindlestiffs and blood
Statement of responsibility
Richard A. Thompson
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Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The summer of 1919 is now over, and on the high prairie, a small army of men, women, and machines moves across the land, harvesting the wheat. Custom threshers, steam engineers, bindle stiffs, cooks, camp followers, and hobos join the tide. Prosperous farmers proudly proclaim ?Rain follows the plow,? meaning that the bounty of the land will never be exhausted. Wheat is king as people gleefully embrace the gospels of bounty and progress. But with the wheat comes a serial killer who calls himself the Windmill Man and who believes he has a holy calling to water the newly plucked earth with blood. For him, the mobile harvest provides a target-rich environment, an endless supply of ready victims. He has been killing for years now and intends to kill for many more. Who could stop him? Nobody even knows he exists. A young man named Charlie Krueger also follows the harvest. Jilted by his childhood sweetheart and estranged from his drunkard father, Charlie hopes to find a new life as a steam engineer. But in a newly harvested field in the nearly black Dakota night, he has come upon a strange man digging a grave. And in that moment, Charlie becomes the only person who has seen the face of a killer, the only person who can stop him?if he lives long enough. The sheriff is after Charlie for murdering the Windmill Man's latest victim, and the Windmill man has learned his name and has begun to track Charlie. A Poisoned Pen Press Mystery
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Richard A.
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not applicable
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not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Kevin Kenerly
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kenerly, Kevin
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wheat
  • Serial murderers
  • Witnesses
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Big wheat : a tale of bindlestiffs and blood, Richard A. Thompson, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 24 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781441770349
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10025288
Publisher number
MWT10025288
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unknown
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access
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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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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Big wheat : a tale of bindlestiffs and blood, Richard A. Thompson, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
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
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 24 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441770349
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10025288
Publisher number
MWT10025288
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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