The Resource Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston

Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston

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Dirty work : a novel
Title
Dirty work
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Gabriel Weston
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An informed and arresting debut novel about a young surgeon in crisis, by a writer whose "exactitude of expression is rare and uncanny." (Rachel Cusk) Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician-gynecologist whose botched surgery has put a patient in a life-threatening coma, must face a medical tribunal to determine if she can continue to practice medicine. Nancy's fears about both her patient's chances for survival and whether she will be "undoctored" are made palpable to the reader. Throughout four weeks of intense questioning and accusations, this physician directly confronts for the first time her work as an abortion provider--how it helps the lives of others but takes a heavy toll on her own. Interweaving memories of Nancy's English and American childhood and adolescence, Dirty Work creates an emotionally charged portrait of one woman's life; the telling of seemingly untellable stories sets her free, as it can all women. Gabriel Weston has given us a truly original, courageous, and meaningful novel. "--
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Weston, Gabriel
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
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LC call number
PR6123.E875
LC item number
.D58 2014
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Carolyn Cook
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OverDrive, Inc
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  • Women physicians
  • Abortion
  • Medical errors
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
  • FICTION / Contemporary Women
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Psychological
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Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston
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Electronic audio file
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
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Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478931225
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
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unknown
Stock number
F8687634-34CD-42BA-9DDC-9A47DB8AF4F6
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885411818
  • (TLC)erc0000289418
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Label
Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston
Link
Publication
Note
Electronic audio file
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
Dimensions
  • unknown
  • not applicable
Extent
1 sound file
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478931225
Isbn Type
(electronic audio bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
F8687634-34CD-42BA-9DDC-9A47DB8AF4F6
System control number
  • (OCoLC)885411818
  • (TLC)erc0000289418
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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