The Resource The fair fight : a novel, Anna Freeman, (electronic resource)

The fair fight : a novel, Anna Freeman, (electronic resource)

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The fair fight : a novel
Title
The fair fight
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anna Freeman
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The Crimson Petal and the White meets Fight Club in this page-turning novel set in the world of female pugilists and their patrons in late-eighteenth-century England. Moving from a filthy brothel to a fine manor house, from the world of street fighters to the world of champions, The Fair Fight is a vivid, propulsive historical novel announcing the arrival of a dynamic new talent. Born in a brothel, Ruth doesn't expect much for herself beyond abuse. While her sister's beauty affords a certain degree of comfort, Ruth's harsh looks set her on a path of drudgery. That is until she meets pugilist patron Granville Dryer and discovers her true calling-fighting bare knuckles in the prize rings of Bristol. Manor-born Charlotte has a different cross to bear. Scarred by smallpox, stifled by her social and romantic options, and trapped in twisted power games with her wastrel brother, she is desperate for an escape. After a disastrous, life-changing fight sidelines Ruth, the two women meet, and it alters the perspectives of both of them. When Charlotte presents Ruth with an extraordinary proposition, Ruth pushes dainty Charlotte to enter the ring herself and learn the power of her own strength. A gripping, page-turning story about people struggling to transcend the circumstances into which they were born and fighting for their own places in society, The Fair Fight is a raucous, intoxicating tale of courage, reinvention, and fighting one's way to the top
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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Freeman, Anna
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not applicable
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Fiona Hardingham, Justine Eyre, and Steve West
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hardingham, Fiona
  • Eyre, Justine
  • West, Steve
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  • Women boxers
  • Bristol (England)
  • England
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The fair fight : a novel, Anna Freeman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
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digital storage
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MWT11382165
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 47 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781481520249
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT11382165
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sound
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digital recording
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  • remote
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other
Stock number
11382165
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The fair fight : a novel, Anna Freeman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11382165
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (15hr., 47 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481520249
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11382165
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11382165
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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