The Resource Hotspur, Rita Mae Brown

Hotspur, Rita Mae Brown

Label
Hotspur
Title
Hotspur
Statement of responsibility
Rita Mae Brown
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In her well-received novel Outfoxed, Rita Mae Brown vividly and deftly brought to life the genteel world of foxhunting, where hunters, horses, hounds, and foxes form a tightly knit community amidst old money and simmering conflicts. With Hotspur, we return to the Southern chase-and to a hunt on the trail of a murderer. Jane "Sister" Arnold may be in her seventies, but she shows no signs of losing her love for the Hunt. As Master of the prestigious Jefferson Hunt Club in a well-heeled Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain town, she is the most powerful and revered woman in the county. She can assess the true merits of a man or a horse with uncanny skill. In short, Sister Jane is not easily duped. When the skeleton of Nola Bancroft, still wearing an exquisite sapphire ring on her finger, is unearthed, it brings back a twenty-one year old mystery. Beautiful Nola was a girl who had more male admirers than her family had money, which was certainly quite a feat. In a world where a woman's ability to ride was considered one of her most important social graces, Nola was queen of the stable. She had a weakness for men, and her tastes often ventured towards the inappropriate, like the sheriff's striking son, Guy Ramy. But even Guy couldn't keep her eyes from wandering. When Nola and Guy disappeared on the Hunt's ceremonial first day of cubbing more than two decades ago, everyone assumed one of two things: Guy and Nola eloped to escape her family's disapproval; or Guy killed Nola in a jealous rage and vanished. But Sister Jane had never bought either of those theories. Sister knows that all the players are probably still in place, the old feuds haven't died, and the sparks that led to a long-ago murder could flare up at any time. Hotspur brings all of Rita Mae Brown's storytelling gifts to the fore. It's a tale of Southern small-town manners and rituals, a compelling and intricate murder mystery, and a look at the human/animal relationship in all its complexity and charm
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Summary
Retaining her love of foxhunting into her seventies, Jane "Sister" Arnold finds herself having to call on all of her expertise to solve the mystery of a murdered woman who disappeared twenty years earlier
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Audio
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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10773875
Cataloging source
MdPfRBL
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Brown, Rita Mae
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by the author
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Recorded Books, Inc
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True
Series statement
Sister Jane
Series volume
[bk. 2]
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FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
Target audience
adult
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Label
Hotspur, Rita Mae Brown
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
rbdZ15131
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (9 hr., 30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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not applicable
Isbn
9781980022862
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unknown
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Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Publisher number
Z15131
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Hotspur, Rita Mae Brown
Link
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
  • other
  • online resource
Carrier category code
  • sz
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier.
  • rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
rbdZ15131
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (9 hr., 30 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980022862
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia.
  • rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Publisher number
Z15131
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager
  • System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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