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Major Barbara

Author: Bernard Shaw
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Andrew Undershaft, a millionaire armaments manufacturer, loves money and despises poverty. His estranged daughter Barbara, on the other hand, shows her love for the poor by throwing her energies into her work as a major in the Salvation Army, and sees her father as another soul to be saved. But when the Army needs funds to keep going, it is Undershaft who saves the day with a large cheque - forcing Barbara to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Shaw
OCLC Number: 70684217
Notes: Originally published: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2000, ©1957.
Description: 1 audio disc : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Bernard Shaw ; definitive text under the editorial supervision of Dan H. Laurence ; with an introduction by Margery Morgan.

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Andrew Undershaft, a millionaire armaments manufacturer, loves money and despises poverty. His estranged daughter Barbara, on the other hand, shows her love for the poor by throwing her energies into her work as a major in the Salvation Army, and sees her father as another soul to be saved. But when the Army needs funds to keep going, it is Undershaft who saves the day with a large cheque - forcing Barbara to examine her moral assumptions. Are they right to accept money that has been obtained by 'Death and Destruction'? -Back cover.

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