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David Copperfield

Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2000.
Series: Modern Library classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2000 Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The story of an abandoned waif who discovers life and love in an indifferent world, this classic tale of childhood is populated with a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains who number among the author's greatest creation.
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Autobiographical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Dickens
ISBN: 0679783415 9780679783411
OCLC Number: 44914354
Awards: Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xxi, 861 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: I am born --
I observe --
I have a change --
I fall into disgrace --
I am sent away from home --
I enlarge my circle of acquaintance --
My "first half" at Salem House --
My holidays, especially one happy afternoon --
I have a memorable birthday --
I become neglected, and am provided for --
I begin life on my own account, and don't like it --
Liking life on my own account no better, I form a great resolution --
Sequel of my resolution --
My aunt makes up her mind about me --
I make another beginning --
I am a new boy in more senses than one --
Somebody turns up --
Retrospect --
I look about me, and make a discovery --
Steerforth's home --
Little Em'ly --
Some old scenes, and some new people --
I corroborate Mr. Dick, and choose a profession --
My first dissipation --
Good and bad angels --
I fall into captivity --
Tommy Traddles --
Mr. Micawber's gauntlet --
I visit Steerforth at his home, again --
Loss --
Greater loss --
Beginning of a long journey --
Blissful --
My aunt astonishes me --
Depression --
Enthusiasm --
Little cold water --
Dissolution of partnership --
Wickfield and Heep --
Wanderer --
Dora's aunts --
Mischief --
Another retrospect --
Our housekeeping --
Mr. Dick fulfills my aunt's predictions --
Intelligence --
Martha --
Domestic --
I am involved in a mystery --
Mr. Peggotty's dream comes true --
Beginning of a longer journey --
I assist at an explosion --
Another retrospect --
Mr. Micawber's transactions --
Tempest --
New wound, and the old --
Emigrants --
Absence --
Return --
Agnes --
I am shown two interesting penitents --
Light shines on my way --
Visitor --
Last retrospect.
Series Title: Modern Library classics.
Responsibility: Charles Dickens ; introduction by David Gates ; notes by Nitin Govil.
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The story of an abandoned waif who discovers life and love in an indifferent world, this classic tale of childhood is populated with a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains who number among the author's greatest creation.

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