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The abominable Mr. Seabrook, Joe Ollmann

Label
The abominable Mr. Seabrook
Title
The abominable Mr. Seabrook
Statement of responsibility
Joe Ollmann
Title variation
Abominable Mister Seabrook
Creator
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the early twentieth century, travel writing represented the desire for the expanding bourgeoisie to experience the exotic cultures of the world past their immediate surroundings. Journalist William Buehler Seabrook was emblematic of this trend--participating in voodoo ceremonies, riding camels cross the Sahara desert, communing with cannibals and most notably, popularizing the term "zombie" in the West. A string of his bestselling books show an engaged, sympathetic gentleman hoping to share these strange, hidden delights with the rest of the world. He was willing to go deeper than any outsider had before. But, of course, there was a dark side. Seabrook was a barely functioning alcoholic who was deeply obsessed with bondage and the so-called mystical properties of pain and degradation. His life was a series of traveling highs and drunken lows; climbing on and falling off the wagon again and again."--Provided by publisher
Title
The abominable Mr. Seabrook
Creator
Summary
"Journalist William Buehler Seabrook, participating in voodoo ceremonies, riding camels cross the Sahara desert, communing with cannibals and most notably, popularizing the term “zombie” in the West, was willing to go deeper in his travels than any outsider had before. But, of course, there was a dark side."--Provided by the publisher
Subject
Genre
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10556179
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
741
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • comics graphic novels
  • bibliography
Target audience
adult
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Joe Ollmann
Label
The abominable Mr. Seabrook, Joe Ollmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • ALL_BRANCHES
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm84234448
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
296 pages
Isbn
9781770462670
Lccn
bl2017002673
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b112611436

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