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The Resource The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson, (UNABRIDGED sound recording)

The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson, (UNABRIDGED sound recording)

Label
The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters
Title
The six
Title remainder
the lives of the Mitford sisters
Statement of responsibility
Laura Thompson
Title variation
Lives of the Mitford sisters
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley; the fourth idolized Hitler and shot herself in the head when Britain declared war on Germany; the fifth was a member of the American Communist Party; the sixth became Duchess of Devonshire. They were the Mitford sisters: Nancy, Pamela, Diana, Unity, Jessica, and Deborah. Born into country-house privilege in the early years of the 20th century, they became prominent as "bright young things" in the high society of interwar London. Then, as the shadows crept over 1930s Europe, the stark--and very public--differences in their outlooks came to symbolize the political polarities of a dangerous decade. The intertwined stories of their stylish and scandalous lives--recounted in masterly fashion by Laura Thompson--hold up a revelatory mirror to upper-class English life before and after WWII."--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
TEFMT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thompson, Laura
Dewey number
920.72/0941
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Maggie Mash
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mash, Maggie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mitford, Nancy
  • Mitford, Pamela
  • Mosley, Diana
  • Mitford, Unity
  • Mitford, Jessica
  • Devonshire, Deborah Vivien Freeman-Mitford Cavendish
  • Mitford family
  • Women authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Sisters
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson, (UNABRIDGED sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
13 audio discs (16 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427281807
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)960880704
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson, (UNABRIDGED sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Compact discs
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
13 audio discs (16 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427281807
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other physical details
CD audio, digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)960880704
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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