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The polished hoe [electronic resource] / Austin Clarke.

Clarke, Austin, 1934- (Author). Miles, Robin. (Narrator).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781456111199
  • Physical Description: 1 sound file (19 hr.) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; 2011, p2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed March 3, 2011).
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Robin Miles.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital 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.
Subject: Women > West Indies > Fiction.
Plantation owners > Fiction.
Women murderers > Fiction.
Plantation life > Fiction.
West Indies > Fiction.
Mistresses > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Downloadable audio books.
Historical fiction.

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