The Resource The girl in the polka dot dress, Beryl Bainbridge, (downloadable audiobook.)

The girl in the polka dot dress, Beryl Bainbridge, (downloadable audiobook.)

Label
The girl in the polka dot dress
Title
The girl in the polka dot dress
Statement of responsibility
Beryl Bainbridge
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the tumultuous spring of 1968 a young English woman, Rose, travels from London to the United States to meet a man she knows as Washington Harold. In her suitcase are a polka dot dress and a one-way ticket. In an America recently convulsed by the April assassination of Martin Luther King and subsequent urban riots, they begin a search for the charismatic and elusive Dr. Wheeler—sage, prophet, and possibly, redeemer—who rescued Rose from a dreadful childhood and against whom Harold holds a seething grudge. As they follow their quarry cross-country in a camper they encounter the odd remnants of Wheeler acolytes who harbor festering cultural and political grievances. Along the way, a famous artist is shot in New York, mutilated soldiers are evacuated from Vietnam, race hatred explodes in ghettos and suburbs, and casual madness blossoms at revival meetings. Many believe America's only hope is presidential candidate Robert Kennedy, whose campaign trail echoes Rose and Harold's pilgrimage. Both will conclude in Los Angeles at the Ambassador Hotel one infamous night in June. Subversive, sinister, and marvelously vivid, Beryl Bainbridge's great last novel evokes a nation on the brink of self-destruction with artful brilliance
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Bainbridge, Beryl
PerformerNote
Narrator: Timothy West
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • West, Timothy
  • OverDrive, Inc
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The girl in the polka dot dress, Beryl Bainbridge, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=625277
Instantiates
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
C906D456-A89F-4EF4-BE2C-FF5D342F4F0F
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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
C906D456-A89F-4EF4-BE2C-FF5D342F4F0F
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
Label
The girl in the polka dot dress, Beryl Bainbridge, (downloadable audiobook.)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100337&titleID=625277
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
C906D456-A89F-4EF4-BE2C-FF5D342F4F0F
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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
C906D456-A89F-4EF4-BE2C-FF5D342F4F0F
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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