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Charles Dickens : a concise biography

Author: Catherine Peters; Richard Derrington
Publisher: Winter Springs, FL : Isis Audio Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This short biography provides an excellent introduction to Dickens, from his disturbed childhood with a traumatic period working in a blacking factory, his instant success as a young writer and his tumultuous acclaim in both England and America, the major novels of the 1850s and 60s and the establishment of Household Words, to the final years as a public performer of his own work"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Peters; Richard Derrington
ISBN: 0753104997 9780753104996
OCLC Number: 40931400
Notes: Unabridged.
Digital recording.
Performer(s): Read by Richard Derrington.
Event notes: Digitally recorded at the ISIS Studios in Oxford, England.
Description: 2 audiocassettes (approximately 135 min.) : Dolby, digital
Responsibility: Catherine Peters.

Abstract:

"This short biography provides an excellent introduction to Dickens, from his disturbed childhood with a traumatic period working in a blacking factory, his instant success as a young writer and his tumultuous acclaim in both England and America, the major novels of the 1850s and 60s and the establishment of Household Words, to the final years as a public performer of his own work"--Container.

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