The Resource The honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage, and a girl saved by bees, Meredith May, (electronic resource)

The honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage, and a girl saved by bees, Meredith May, (electronic resource)

Label
The honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage, and a girl saved by bees
Title
The honey bus
Title remainder
a memoir of loss, courage, and a girl saved by bees
Statement of responsibility
Meredith May
Creator
Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An extraordinary story of a girl, her grandfather and one of nature's most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee. Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in the yard. That first close encounter was at once terrifying and exhilarating for May, and in that moment she discovered that everything she needed to know about life and family was right before her eyes, in the secret world of bees. May turned to her grandfather and the art of beekeeping as an escape from her troubled reality. Her mother had receded into a volatile cycle of neurosis and despair and spent most days locked away in the bedroom. It was during this pivotal time in May's childhood that she learned to take care of herself, forged an unbreakable bond with her grandfather and opened her eyes to the magic and wisdom of nature. The bees became a guiding force in May's life, teaching her about family and community, loyalty and survival, and the unequivocal relationship between a mother and her child. Part memoir, part beekeeping odyssey, The Honey Bus is an unforgettable story about finding home in the most unusual of places and how a tiny, little-understood insect could save a life
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
May, Meredith
Dewey number
638/.1092
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not applicable
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Read by Candace Thaxton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thaxton, Candace
  • hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • May, Meredith
  • Women beekeepers
  • Bee culture
  • Women journalists
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage, and a girl saved by bees, Meredith May, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12291340
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
Isbn
9781488205958
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT12291340
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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12291340
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The honey bus : a memoir of loss, courage, and a girl saved by bees, Meredith May, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12291340
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (540 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781488205958
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
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT12291340
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
12291340
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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