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Charles Dickens : a tale of ambition and genius

Author: Steven LewisCraig HaffnerDonna E LusitanaMelissa Jo PeltierGreystone Communications.All authors
Publisher: New York : A&E Home Video : Distributed in the US by New Video Group, [1996], ©1995.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born to a life of obscurity and dark despair, his genius made him one of the most successful and beloved figures of his time. Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. But success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Charles Dickens; Charles Dickens
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Lewis; Craig Haffner; Donna E Lusitana; Melissa Jo Peltier; Greystone Communications.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
ISBN: 156501751X 9781565017511
OCLC Number: 36686885
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment: A&E biography.
Credits: Peltier, Melissa Jo.
Lusitana, Donna E.
Haffner, Craig.
Lewis, Steven.
Performer(s): Hosted by Jack Perkins ; music by Christopher L. Stone.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Biography (Lerner Publications Company)
Responsibility: produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network ; executive in charge of production, Steven Lewis ; executive producers, Craig Haffner, Donna E. Lusitana ; producer, Melissa Jo Peltier.

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Born to a life of obscurity and dark despair, his genius made him one of the most successful and beloved figures of his time. Internationally famous just months after his first novel was serialized, Charles Dickens was among the world's first literary stars. But success and acclaim could not banish the ghosts of his childhood or keep him from the deep loneliness that haunted him until his death.

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