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The Resource The polished hoe, by Austin Clarke, (sound recording)

The polished hoe, by Austin Clarke, (sound recording)

Label
The polished hoe
Title
The polished hoe
Statement of responsibility
by Austin Clarke
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a Caribbean island in the 1950s, elderly Mary Gertrude Mathilda commits murder. As she explains herself to police, her story exposes the ugly underbelly of life on Caribbean plantations, with its slavery and brutality
Member of
Cataloging source
PVL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1934-2016-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clarke, Austin
Form of composition
unknown
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Narrated by Robin Miles
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miles, Robin
Series statement
Maple leaf audio
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Colonies
  • Murder
  • Confession
  • Mistresses
  • Nineteen thirties
  • Nineteen forties
  • West Indies
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The polished hoe, by Austin Clarke, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
other
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
16 sound discs (19 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440728785
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Note
Set includes: 16 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DA014
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
78 rpm (discs)
System control number
  • ocn463643180
  • (OCoLC)463643180
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The polished hoe, by Austin Clarke, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
other
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
16 sound discs (19 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781440728785
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Note
Set includes: 16 compact discs.
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
DA014
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
78 rpm (discs)
System control number
  • ocn463643180
  • (OCoLC)463643180
System details
Compact discs
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

Library Locations

    • Fraserview Branch Vancouver Public LibraryBorrow it
      1950 Argyle Drive, Vancouver, BC, V5P 2A8, CA
      49.219409 -123.067913
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