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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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
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
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
N$T
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Weston, Gabriel
Dewey number
823/.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
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LC call number
PR6123.E875
LC item number
D58 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Carolyn Cook
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cook, Carolyn
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  • Women physicians
  • Abortion
  • Medical errors
  • FICTION / Psychological
  • FICTION / Medical
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Label
Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F8687634-34CD-42BA-9DDC-9A47DB8AF4F6
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Publication
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
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rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn885411818
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781478931225
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
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Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
F8687634-34CD-42BA-9DDC-9A47DB8AF4F6
System control number
(OCoLC)885411818
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Label
Dirty work : a novel, Gabriel Weston
Link
http://calgary.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=F8687634-34CD-42BA-9DDC-9A47DB8AF4F6
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
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
ocn885411818
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478931225
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
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
F8687634-34CD-42BA-9DDC-9A47DB8AF4F6
System control number
(OCoLC)885411818
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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