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The Resource Wife of the gods., Kwei Quartey

Wife of the gods., Kwei Quartey

Label
Wife of the gods.
Title
Wife of the gods.
Statement of responsibility
Kwei Quartey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An original debut novel set in Ghana, is the story of Detective Inspector Darko Dawson, who is sent from the big city to the village of Ketanu to solve the murder of an accomplished young AIDS worker. Darko's own mother disappeared from this same village many years ago, and as the mystery unfolds, the reader meets a rich cast of characters, and learns about Trokosi, a system where young teenage girls are sent to live with fetish priests to bring good fortune to their families. Darko explores the motivations and secrets of the residents of Ketanu, and in addition to solving a recent murder, discovers the shocking truth about his own mother's disappearance
Member of
Awards note
AudioFile Earphones Award Winner; Library Journal Best Audiobook.
Cataloging source
HBP
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Quartey, Kwei
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3617.U37
LC item number
W54 2010ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Prebble
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Prebble, Simon
Series statement
An Inspector Darko Dawson mystery
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  • Murder
  • Missing persons
  • Mothers
  • Ghana
  • MP3 (Audio coding standard)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Wife of the gods., Kwei Quartey
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs--MP3 format
  • "IPod ready, MP3 CD"--Container
  • Duration: 9:30:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1677943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (9.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400163410
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1677943
  • (OCoLC)501191231
System details
System requirements: MP3-CD player or PC with MP3 capable software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Wife of the gods., Kwei Quartey
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs--MP3 format
  • "IPod ready, MP3 CD"--Container
  • Duration: 9:30:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1677943
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc (9.5 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400163410
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1677943
  • (OCoLC)501191231
System details
System requirements: MP3-CD player or PC with MP3 capable software
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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