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Dorchester - Summerville Branch AUDIO CD:13 B DICKENS TOM (Text) 30018004211070 Adult Audiobook CD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1452638640
  • ISBN: 9781452638645
  • Physical Description: 13 sound discs (16 hrs., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    sound disc
  • Edition: Library edition.
  • Publisher: Old Saybrook, CT : Tantor Media, [2012]

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General Note: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Alex Jennings.
Summary, etc.: "When Charles Dickens died in 1870, The Times of London successfully campaigned for his burial in Westminster Abbey, the final resting place of England's kings and heroes. Thousands flocked to mourn the best recognized and loved man of nineteenth-century England. His books had made them laugh, shown them the squalor and greed of English life, and also the power of personal virtue and the strength of ordinary people. In his last years Dickens drew adoring crowds, had met presidents and princes, and had amassed a fortune. Yet like his heroes, Dickens trod a hard path to greatness. His young life was overturned when his profligate father was sent to debtors' prison and Dickens was forced into harsh factory work--but this led to his remarkable eye for all that was absurd, tragic, and redemptive in London life. This biography gives full measure to Dickens's stature--his virtues both as a writer and as a human being--while observing his failings in both respects with an unblinking eye"-- Publisher description.
Subject: Authors, English 19th century
Dickens, Charles 1719-1793
Genre: Audiobooks.
Biography -- 19th century.
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