The Resource A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith ; read by Karlyn Stephen

A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith ; read by Karlyn Stephen

Label
A distant view of everything
Title
A distant view of everything
Statement of responsibility
Alexander McCall Smith ; read by Karlyn Stephen
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Contributor
Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recently distracted by the arrival of her and Jamie's second son, Magnus, Isabel Dalhousie, philanthropic editor of the Review of Applied Ethics, is anxious. The next issue of the Review is far from ready, her eldest, Charlie, is jealous, and their housekeeper, Grace, has an officious approach to childcare. With some relief, Isabel returns to helping out at her niece Cat's delicatessen, where surely the most taxing duty is the preparation of sandwiches. It's not long before Isabel's helpful, philosophical nature draws her into customers' problems, specifically that of ambitious, self-proclaimed matchmaker, Bea Shandon. Bea has staged a potentially dangerous liaison involving enigmatic plastic surgeon, Tony MacUspaig, who may not be quite who he claims to be, and Isabel's help is required in getting to the truth of the matter. When the truth finally reveals itself, Isabel must conclude that along with MacUspaig, Bea, Jamie, and even Cat, she herself is not immune to misunderstandings, or the neurotic fantasies that arise from keeping secrets
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VALP
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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
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Karlyn Stephen
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stephen, Karlyn
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  • Mate selection
  • Women philosophers
  • Dalhousie, Isabel (Fictitious character)
  • Edinburgh (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith ; read by Karlyn Stephen
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Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059862532
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (7 hr., 28 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489391964
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A distant view of everything, Alexander McCall Smith ; read by Karlyn Stephen
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000059862532
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
MP3 edition ; Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio disc (MP3 CD) (7 hr., 28 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781489391964
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
MP3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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