The Resource A spark of light, Jodi Picoult, (eAudiobook/)

A spark of light, Jodi Picoult, (eAudiobook/)

Label
A spark of light
Title
A spark of light
Statement of responsibility
Jodi Picoult
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Language
eng
Summary
The warm fall day starts like any other at the Center--a women's reproductive health services clinic--its staff offering care to anyone who passes through its doors. Then, in late morning, a desperate and distraught gunman bursts in and opens fire, taking all inside hostage. After rushing to the scene, Hugh McElroy, a police hostage negotiator, sets up a perimeter and begins making a plan to communicate with the gunman. As his phone vibrates with incoming text messages he glances at it and, to his horror, finds out that his fifteen-year-old daughter, Wren, is inside the clinic. But Wren is not alone. She will share the next and tensest few hours of her young life with a cast of unforgettable characters: A nurse who calms her own panic in order to save the life of a wounded woman. A doctor who does his work not in spite of his faith but because of it, and who will find that faith tested as never before. A pro-life protester, disguised as a patient, who now stands in the crosshairs of the same rage she herself has felt. A young woman who has come to terminate her pregnancy. And the disturbed individual himself, vowing to be heard. Told in a daring and enthralling narrative structure that counts backward through the hours of the standoff, this is a story that traces its way back to what brought each of these very different individuals to the same place on this fateful day. One of the most fearless writers of our time, Jodi Picoult tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel. How do we balance the rights of pregnant women with the rights of the unborn they carry? What does it mean to be a good parent? A Spark of Light will inspire debate, conversation...and, hopefully, understanding. Advance praise for A Spark of Light "The author presents the white-knuckled narrative in a reverse-chronological order. The effect is mesmerizing, as Picoult establishes moments in the overarching event, before revealing how they came to be."'Houston Chronicle "Picoult delivers another riveting yarn...'n this carefully crafted, utterly gripping tale."'Booklist (starred review)
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technical information on music
Additional physical form
Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
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MdPfRBL
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1966-
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Picoult, Jodi
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other
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PerformerNote
Narrated by Bahni Turpin and Jodi Picoult
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Picoult, Jodi
  • Turpin, Bahni
  • Books on Tape, Inc
  • Recorded Books, LLC
  • RBdigital
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  • Hostages
  • Women's health services
  • Hostage negotiations
  • Family planning services
  • Abortion services
  • Abortion
  • Domestic terrorism
  • Fiction
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Label
A spark of light, Jodi Picoult, (eAudiobook/)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781984828125
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  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
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unknown
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digital storage
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (13 hr., 3 min.)
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online
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Access restricted to subscribing institutions
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Isbn
9781984828125
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Z100138039
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(MdPfRBL)rbdZ100138039
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • 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
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
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Label
A spark of light, Jodi Picoult, (eAudiobook/)
Link
https://saltlakecout.rbdigital.com/#titles/9781984828125
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable audio file
  • Title from title screen
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (13 hr., 3 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to subscribing institutions
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984828125
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
Z100138039
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(MdPfRBL)rbdZ100138039
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • 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
  • Requires RBdigital Media Manager or RBdigital mobile app
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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