The Resource Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey

Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey

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Wife of the gods : a novel
Title
Wife of the gods
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kwei Quartey
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Detective Inspector Darko Dawson, a good family man and a remarkably intuitive sleuth, is sent to the village of Ketanu-the site of his mother's disappearance many years ago-to solve the murder of an accomplished young AIDS worker.While battling his own anger issues and concerns for his ailing son, Darko explores the motivations and secrets of the residents of Ketanu. It soon becomes clear that in addition to solving a recent murder, he is about to unravel the shocking truth about his mother's disappearance.Kwei Quartey's sparkling debut novel introduces readers to a rich cast of characters, including the Trokosi-young women called Wives of the Gods-who, in order to bring good fortune to their families, are sent to live with fetish priests. Set in Ghana, with the action moving back and forth between the capital city of Accra and a small village in the Volta Region, Wife of the Gods brings the culture and beauty of its setting brilliantly to life
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Summary
Investigating the murder of an AIDS worker in an African community from which his mother went missing years earlier, Detective Inspector Darko Dawson collects details about the killing and realizes that he is close to solving the truth about his mother's disappearance
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Library Journal Best Audio: Fiction
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
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10100545
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Midwest
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Quartey, Kwei
Dewey number
813.6
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Simon Prebble
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Prebble, Simon
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True
Series statement
Inspector Darko Dawson mysteries
Series volume
0001
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  • Murder
  • Missing persons
  • Mothers
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey
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unknown
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digital storage
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other
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  • sz
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rdacarrier.
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not applicable
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent.
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MWT10755939
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 30 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
9781400193417
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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audio
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rdamedia.
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digital.
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MWT10755939
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sound
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other
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10755939
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Label
Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
other
Carrier category code
  • sz
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
MWT10755939
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 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
Isbn
9781400193417
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755939
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10755939
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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