The Resource Orphans of the carnival : a novel, Carol Birch, (electronic resource)

Orphans of the carnival : a novel, Carol Birch, (electronic resource)

Label
Orphans of the carnival : a novel
Title
Orphans of the carnival
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Carol Birch
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pronounced by the most eminent physician of the day to be "a true hybrid wherein the nature of woman presides over that of the brute," Julia Pastrana stood apart from the other carnival acts. She was fluent in English, French and Spanish, an accomplished musician with an exquisite singing voice, equally at ease riding horseback and turning pirouettes-but all anyone noticed was her utterly unusual face. Alternately vilified and celebrated, Julia toured the world, often hobknobbing with high society as she made her fame and fortune. Beneath the flashy lights and thunderous applause lies a bright, compassionate young woman who only wants people to see beyond her hairy visage-and perhaps, the chance for love. When Julia visits a mysterious shaman in the back alleys of New Orleans, he gives her a potion and says that she'll find a man within the year. Sure enough, Julia soon meets Theodore Lent, a boyishly charming showman who catapults Julia onto the global stage. As they travel the world, the two fall into an easy intimacy, but the question of whether Theo truly cares for Julia or if his management is just a gentler form of exploitation lingers heavily with every kind word
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Birch, Carol
Dewey number
823/.914
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrator not specified
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilds, Heather
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Entertainers
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Orphans of the carnival : a novel, Carol Birch, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
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
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (12hr., 55 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
9781681682594
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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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.
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11755526
Publisher number
MWT11755526
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unknown
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access
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sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Label
Orphans of the carnival : a novel, Carol Birch, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
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 (12hr., 55 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781681682594
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
11755526
Publisher number
MWT11755526
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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