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The department of sensitive crimes, Alexander McCall Smith

Label
The department of sensitive crimes
Title
The department of sensitive crimes
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith
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Narrator
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the beloved and bestselling author of the No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series comes a lighthearted comedic novel about a Swedish police department tasked with solving the most unusual, complicated, and, often, insignificant crimes. The detectives who work in Malmo Police's Department of Sensitive Crimes take their job very seriously. The lead detective, Ulf Varg, prioritizes his cases above even his dog's mental health. Then there are detectives Anna Bengsdotter, who keeps her relationship with Varg professional even as she realizes she's developing feelings for him . . . or at least for his car, and Carl Holgersson, first to arrive in the morning and last to leave, who would never read his colleagues' personal correspondence--unless it could help solve a crime, of course. Finally, there's Erik Nykvist, who peppers conversations with anecdotes about fly fishing. Along with an opinionated local police officer named Blomquist, the Department of Sensitive Crimes takes on three extremely strange cases. First, the detectives investigate how and why a local business owner was stabbed . . . in the back of the knee. Next, a young woman's imaginary boyfriend goes missing. And, in the final investigation, Varg must determine whether nocturnal visitations at a local spa have a supernatural element. Using his renowned wit and warmth, Alexander McCall Smith brings a unique perspective on Scandinavian crime. Equal parts hilarious and heartening, The Department of Sensitive Crimes is a tour de farce from a literary master
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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hoopla (Digital media service)
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1948-
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McCall Smith, Alexander
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by David Rintoul
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rintoul, David
Series statement
Detective Varg
Series volume
bk. 1
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  • Police
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Malmö (Sweden)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The department of sensitive crimes, Alexander McCall Smith
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13536032
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  • not applicable
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 15 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781980031765
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computer
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rdamedia.
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  • c
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digital.
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MWT13536032
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sound
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  • other
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other
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13536032
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Label
The department of sensitive crimes, Alexander McCall Smith
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT13536032
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781980031765
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.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT13536032
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
13536032
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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