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The Resource Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays, George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer

Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays, George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer

Label
Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays
Title
Facing unpleasant facts
Title remainder
narrative essays
Statement of responsibility
George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Honoring the author's mastery of the essay form, brings together such classic works as "Shooting an Elephant" with passages from his wartime diary and lesser-known journalistic pieces that weave together the personal and political in studies of his boyhood in an English boarding school and his experiences during the Spanish Civil War
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1950
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orwell, George
Dewey number
824/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6029.R8
LC item number
F33 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Packer, George
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
English essays
Label
Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays, George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223125329384
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-308)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The spike -- Clink -- A hanging -- Shooting an elephant -- Bookshop memories -- Marrakech -- My country right or left -- War-time diary -- England your England -- Dear Doktor Goebbels, your British friends are feeding fine! -- Looking back on the Spanish war -- As I please, 1 -- As I please, 2 -- As I please, 3 -- As I please, 16 -- Revenge is sour -- The case for the open fire -- The sporting spirit -- In defence of English cooking -- A nice cup of tea -- The moon under water -- In front of your nose -- Some thoughts on the common toad -- A good word for the vicar of Bray -- Why I write -- How the poor die -- Such, such were the joys
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
xxviii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780156033138
Lccn
2009464993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20180301-091
System control number
(OCoLC)313657952
Label
Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays, George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer
Publication
Bar code
31223125329384
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-308)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The spike -- Clink -- A hanging -- Shooting an elephant -- Bookshop memories -- Marrakech -- My country right or left -- War-time diary -- England your England -- Dear Doktor Goebbels, your British friends are feeding fine! -- Looking back on the Spanish war -- As I please, 1 -- As I please, 2 -- As I please, 3 -- As I please, 16 -- Revenge is sour -- The case for the open fire -- The sporting spirit -- In defence of English cooking -- A nice cup of tea -- The moon under water -- In front of your nose -- Some thoughts on the common toad -- A good word for the vicar of Bray -- Why I write -- How the poor die -- Such, such were the joys
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Mariner books ed.
Extent
xxviii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780156033138
Lccn
2009464993
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
bro-copy20180301-091
System control number
(OCoLC)313657952

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