The Hunt Ball

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.08 hours)
Product Number: Z3486
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449893347
Narrator/s: Rita Mae Brown
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Author of the New York Times best-selling Mrs. Murphy mysteries, Rita Mae Brown delivers the goods with The Hunt Ball, the most entertaining entry yet in her popular foxhunting series. When a faculty member of the local prep school is murdered, the headmistress and "Sister" Jane Arnold, master of the foxhounds at Virginia's Jefferson Hunt Club, work together to uncover a killer. It seems the slaying may have been politically motivated, as students were demonstrating to call attention to the role of slavery in the school's past. With the annual hunt ball approaching, the 70-something Sister already has plenty on her plate. Does she have time to catch a murderer?

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Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
Narrator(s): Rita Mae Brown
Product Number C3369
Released: Oct 28, 2005
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419349089
Author(s): Rita Mae Brown
Product Number EB00151166
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: #9780345485946

Professional reviews

"Rita Mae Brown narrates her story of the intricacies and pleasures of fox hunting with an assurance and understanding that can only come from the author's unique knowledge of the central Virginia locale. This is a challenging novel to narrate because one needs to portray vocally not only members of the Hunt Committee, prep school girls, and academics, but also hounds, foxes, horses, an owl, and, my favorite, a neurotic cow. It's no wonder that the master of the foxhounds sounds a bit like the elder vixen and not too different from the demented cow. With effort, the listener can keep straight who's talking, enjoy the humor, and appreciate the excitement. D.L.G. (c) AudioFile 2006, Portland, Maine"

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