The Resource Heat & light : a novel, Jennifer Haigh, (electronic resource)

Heat & light : a novel, Jennifer Haigh, (electronic resource)

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Heat & light : a novel
Title
Heat & light
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer Haigh
Title variation
Heat and light
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jennifer Haigh returns to the Pennsylvania town at the center of her iconic novel Baker Towers in this ambitious, achingly human story of modern America and the conflicting forces at its heart--a bold, moving drama of hope and desperation, greed and power, big business and small-town families.Forty years ago, Bakerton coal fueled the country. Then the mines closed, and the town wore away like a bar of soap. Now Bakerton has been granted a surprise third act: it sits squarely atop the Marcellus Shale, a massive deposit of natural gas.To drill or not to drill? Prison guard Rich Devlin leases his mineral rights to finance his dream of farming. He doesn't count on the truck traffic and nonstop noise, his brother's skepticism or the paranoia of his wife, Shelby, who insists the water smells strange and is poisoning their frail daughter. Meanwhile his neighbors, organic dairy farmers Mack and Rena, hold out against the drilling--until a passionate environmental activist disrupts their lives.Told through a cast of characters whose lives are increasingly bound by the opposing interests that underpin the national debate, Heat and Light depicts a community blessed and cursed by its natural resources. Soaring and ambitious, it zooms from drill rig to shareholders' meeting to the Three Mile Island nuclear reactor to the ruined landscape of the "strippins," haunting reminders of Pennsylvania's past energy booms. This is a dispatch from a forgotten America--a work of searing moral clarity from one of the finest writers of her generation, a courageous and necessary book
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1968-
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Haigh, Jennifer
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3608.A544
LC item number
H43 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Allyson Ryan and Michael Rahhal
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ryan, Allyson
  • Rahhal, Michael
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  • Farmers
  • Shale gas industry
  • Pennsylvania
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Label
Heat & light : a novel, Jennifer Haigh, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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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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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
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (14 hr., 37 min., 06 sec.))
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780062223098
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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
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7ee3fe84-ad99-4714-894e-8bc9bddb6978
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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(OCoLC)948747962
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Label
Heat & light : a novel, Jennifer Haigh, (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
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 sound file (14 hr., 37 min., 06 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062223098
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
7ee3fe84-ad99-4714-894e-8bc9bddb6978
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)948747962
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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