The Resource Little century : A Novel., Anna Keesey, (downloadable audiobook)

Little century : A Novel., Anna Keesey, (downloadable audiobook)

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Little century : A Novel.
Title
Little century
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Anna Keesey
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Language
eng
Summary
A charged and eloquent novel about a young woman caught in the midst of the range wars in the American West at the turn of the centuryOrphaned after the death of her mother, eighteen-year-old Esther Chambers heads west in search of her only living relative. In the lawless frontier town of Century, Oregon, she's met by a sunburnt, laconic cattle wrangler: her distant cousin, Ferris Pickett. Within days, Esther is perjuring herself at the county clerk's office, swearing that she is twenty-one and ready for the rigors of homesteading. Pick leads her to a tiny cabin that shows daylight at the chinks, and Esther begins her new life on the small lake called Half-a-Mind. If she can hold out for five years, the land will join Pick's already impressive spread.Land—there's a lot of it wide-open in Century but, somehow, not enough. Esther has arrived in the middle of a range war; it's cattle against sheep, and water's at a premium. Small incidents of violence swiftly escalate; before long, blood spills on the dry ground, and the railroad starts to think twice about laying tracks through Century. No railroad means no town, something Pick and his men will go to any lengths to prevent. Meanwhile, Esther finds her sympathies divided between her cousin and a sheepherder named Ben Cruff, a sworn enemy of the cattle ranchers. As her passion for Ben and her land grows, she begins to see how at odds these things are with her cousin's own interests. She can't be loyal to both; at some point she'll have to make a terrible choice.Little Century maps our country's cutthroat legacy of dispossession and greed; it also celebrates the ecstatic visions of what America could become. Through Esther's story, which veers between triumph and heartbreak, we see the American West as it was being forged. In the tradition of classics like My Ántonia and There Will Be Blood, Little Century is a resonant and moving debut novel by a gifted writer
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TEFOD
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Keesey, Anna
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Narrator: Tavia Gilbert
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  • Gilbert, Tavia
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  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Little century : A Novel., Anna Keesey, (downloadable audiobook)
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=796176
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Publication
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
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spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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E290447A-7705-461E-AA31-0EF267FAC92B
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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not applicable
Isbn
9781483067766
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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  • s
  • c
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digital
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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unknown
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E290447A-7705-461E-AA31-0EF267FAC92B
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  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Little century : A Novel., Anna Keesey, (downloadable audiobook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=796176
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
E290447A-7705-461E-AA31-0EF267FAC92B
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781483067766
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
E290447A-7705-461E-AA31-0EF267FAC92B
System details
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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