The Resource Black dog summer, Miranda Sherry, (electronic resource)

Black dog summer, Miranda Sherry, (electronic resource)

Label
Black dog summer
Title
Black dog summer
Statement of responsibility
Miranda Sherry
Creator
Contributor
Language
eng
Summary
Compulsively readable and stylistically stunning, Black Dog Summer begins with a murder, a farmstead massacre, in the South African bush. Thirty-eight-year-old Sally is but one of the victims. Her life brutally cut short, she narrates from her vantage point in the afterlife and watches as her sister, Adele, her brother-in-law and unrequited love Liam, her niece Bryony, and her teenage daughter, Gigi, begin to make sense of the tragedy. A suspenseful drama focusing on marriage and fidelity, sisterhood, and the fractious bond between mothers and daughters, Black Dog Summer asks: In the wake of tragedy, where does all that dark energy linger? The youngest characters, Bryony and Gigi, cousins who are now brought together after Sally's murder, are forced into sharing a bedroom. Bryony becomes confused and frightened by the violent energy stirred up and awakened by the massacre, while Gigi is unable to see beyond her deep grief and guilt. But they are not the only ones aware of the lurking darkness. Next door lives Lesedi, a reluctant witchdoctor who hides her mystical connection with the dead behind the facade of their affluent Johannesburg suburb. As Gigi finally begins to emerge from her grief, the fragile healing process is derailed when she receives some shattering news, and in a mistaken effort to protect her cousin, puts Bryony's life in imminent danger. Now Sally must find a way to prevent her daughter from making a mistake that could destroy the lives of all who are left behind. Gorgeously written, with a pace that will leave readers breathless, Black Dog Summer introduces a brilliant new voice in fiction
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Jilly Bond
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Black dog summer, Miranda Sherry, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • EPLMNA
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11418304
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 streaming audio file (9hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
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
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418304
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u1522606
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418304
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MWT11418304
  • MWT11418304
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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