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Frog music : A Novel. / Emma Donoghue.

Donoghue, Emma, 1969- (Author). Hvam, Khristine. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781478982487 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (12 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Hachette Book Group, 2014.

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General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: Khristine Hvam.
Summary, etc.: Emma Donoghue's explosive new novel, based on an unsolved murder.Summer of 1876. San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. Through the window of a railroad saloon, a young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead.The survivor, her friend Blanche Beunon, is a French burlesque dancer. Over the next three days, she will risk everything to bring Jenny's murderer to justice-if he doesn't track her down first.The story Blanche struggles to piece together is one of free-love bohemians, desperate paupers, and arrogant millionaires; of jealous men, icy women, and damaged children. It's the secret life of Jenny herself, a notorious character who breaks the law every morning by getting dressed: a charmer as slippery as the frogs she hunts.In thrilling, cinematic style, Frog Music digs up a long-forgotten, never-solved crime. Full of songs that migrated across the world, Emma Donoghue's lyrical tale of love and bloodshed...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 358148 KB).
Subject: Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Mystery.
Genre: Electronic books.

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