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  • ISBN: 9781581167351 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1581167350 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 01 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Books In Motion : 2003.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Jerry Sciarrio.
Summary, etc.:
Not much happens in Contrary, West Virginia -- a sleepy town with failing coal mines, a few local moonshine stills, and an urgent need for revenue. A Federal grant for a nonexistent bus system seemed to be just the ticket.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Allison, Owen (Fictitious character) > Fiction.
Bus lines > West Virginia > Fiction.
Bus lines > Ridership > West Virginia > Fiction.
Government spending policy > West Virginia > Fiction.
Finance, Public > West Virginia > Fiction.
Appalachian Region > Economic conditions > Fiction.
West Virginia > Fiction.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Audiobooks.
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  • Books in Motion
    Owen Allison Mystery Series, 1 - Not much happens in Contrary, West Virginia -- a sleepy town with failing coal mines, a few local moonshine stills, and an urgent need for revenue. A Federal grant for a nonexistent bus system seemed to be just the ticket. If only the Government Auditor, sent to look things over, hadn't drunk too much white lightning, then ended up dead. Now his successor, Owen Allison, down from D.C., must check out the situation. Disgruntled with life on the Beltway, Owen is willing to give Contrary's officials the benefit of the doubt -- and himself some romance with Mary Beth, the alluring Town Controller. Instead he feels like seventeen kinds of a fool when another body is found, and there are signs he may be next. Something more than corn mash is brewing in Contrary, and it's up to Owen to uncover the secrets hidden deep in this Appalachian town.
  • Findaway World Llc

    Not much happens in Contrary, West Virginia - a sleepy town with failing coal mines, a few local moonshine stills, and an urgent need for revenue. A Federal grant for a nonexistent bus system seemed to be just the ticket. If only the government auditor, sent to look things over, hadn't drunk too much white lightning, then ended up dead.

    Now his successor, Owen Allison, down from D.C., must check out the situation. Disgruntled with life on the Beltway, Owen is willing to give Contrary's officials the benefit of the doubt - and himself some romance with Mary Beth, the alluring town controller. Instead, he feels like 17 kinds of a fool when another body is found, and there are signs he may be next.

    Something more than corn mash is brewing in Contrary, and it's up to Owen to uncover the secrets hidden deep in this Appalachian town.


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