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David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens; Nina Burgis
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983.
Series: World's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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AS A MERE BOY, AFTER HIS MOTHER'S DEATH DAVID IS SENT BY HIS HARSH STEPFATHER, MR. MURDSTONE TO LONDON, WHERE HE PASTES LABELS ON BOTTLES IN A WAREHOUSE BY DAY AND IS THE SINGLE LODGER OF THE POVERTY STRICKEN HOPEFUL MICAWBERS. HE FINALLY RUNS AWAY TO HIS GREAT AUNT BETSY TROTWOOD AT DOVER, WHERE HE FINDS A GENUINE WELCOME. AFTER A PERIOD OF SCHOOL LIFE, HE SETTLES DOWN TO WORK WITH MR. WICKFIELD, A LAWYER, AND
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens; Nina Burgis
ISBN: 0192816098 9780192816092
OCLC Number: 8827796
Description: xxiv, 747, [1] pages : illustrations ; 19 cm.
Series Title: World's classics.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; edited with an introduction and notes by Nina Burgis.

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AS A MERE BOY, AFTER HIS MOTHER'S DEATH DAVID IS SENT BY HIS HARSH STEPFATHER, MR. MURDSTONE TO LONDON, WHERE HE PASTES LABELS ON BOTTLES IN A WAREHOUSE BY DAY AND IS THE SINGLE LODGER OF THE POVERTY STRICKEN HOPEFUL MICAWBERS. HE FINALLY RUNS AWAY TO HIS GREAT AUNT BETSY TROTWOOD AT DOVER, WHERE HE FINDS A GENUINE WELCOME. AFTER A PERIOD OF SCHOOL LIFE, HE SETTLES DOWN TO WORK WITH MR. WICKFIELD, A LAWYER, AND FINDS A WARM FRIEND IN WICKFIL

ELD'S DAUGHTER, AGNES. HE MARRIES DORA SPENLOW A CHILD WIFE BUT AFTER HER DEATH HE MARRIES AGNES WICKFIELD.

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