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The Resource The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson

The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson

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The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters
Title
The six
Title remainder
the lives of the Mitford sisters
Statement of responsibility
Laura Thompson
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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
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biography
PerformerNote
Narrator: Maggie Mash
Label
The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2889986
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Duration: 15:56:56
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digital storage
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
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1 audio file
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electronic
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Isbn
9781427281814
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
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9ef56689-94b9-4d3a-9929-b183906d9113
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  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
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Label
The six : the lives of the Mitford sisters, Laura Thompson
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=28&titleID=2889986
Publication
Note
Duration: 15:56:56
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky2ocm83833615
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 audio file
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427281814
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9ef56689-94b9-4d3a-9929-b183906d9113
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: OverDrive Listen
  • Format: OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • Requires OverDrive app 3.0 (Windows) / 1.0 (Mac) / 1.0 (Windows Mobile)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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