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A death in Live Oak, James Grippando

Label
A death in Live Oak
Title
A death in Live Oak
Statement of responsibility
James Grippando
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
James Grippando delivers his most explosive and riveting suspense novel yet: a powerful and timely story of race, politics, injustice, and murder as shocking and incendiary as today{u2019}s headlines, in which Jack Swyteck defends a white college student charged with a heinous racial crime{u2014}the first lynching in Florida in more than a half century. When the body of Jamal Cousin, president of the preeminent black fraternity at Florida{u2019}s flagship university, is discovered hog-tied in the stygian swamps of the Suwannee River Valley, the death sets off a firestorm that threatens to rage out of control as a fellow student, Mark Towson, the president of a prominent white fraternity, is accused of the crime. Contending with rising political tensions, racial unrest, and a sensational media, Towson{u2019}s defense attorney, Jack Swyteck, fears the worst. The evidence against his client{u2014}which includes a threatening text message referencing "strange fruit" on the river{u2014}seems overwhelming. Then Jack gets a break that could turn the case. Jamal{u2019}s gruesome murder bears disturbing similarities to another lynching that occurred back in the Jim Crow days of 1944. Are the chilling parallels purely coincidental? With a community in chaos and a young man{u2019}s life in jeopardy, Jack will use every resource to find out. As he navigates each twist and turn of the search, Jack becomes increasingly convinced that his client may himself be the victim of a criminal plan more sinister than the case presented by the state attorney. Risking his own reputation, this principled man who has devoted his life to the law plunges headfirst into the darkest recesses of the South{u2019}s past{u2014}and its murky present{u2014}to uncover answers. For Jack, it{u2019}s about the truth. Traversing time, from the days of strict segregation to the present, he{u2019}ll find it{u2014}no matter what the cost{u2014}and bring much-needed justice to Suwannee County
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BLACP
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Jonathan Davis
Series statement
A Jack Swyteck novel
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
A death in Live Oak, James Grippando
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Compact discs
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
sky2ocm91650790
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538497746
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
CD audio, digital
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Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A death in Live Oak, James Grippando
Publication
Note
Compact discs
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
sky2ocm91650790
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (12 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538497746
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
CD audio, digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • zpca1q
  • zeca1q
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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