The Resource Letter to a hostage, (electronic resource)

Letter to a hostage, (electronic resource)

Label
Letter to a hostage
Title
Letter to a hostage
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Letter to a Hostage is a book by the author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. Saint-Exupéry initially wrote this piece as a preface for his best friend, Léon Werth's novel: Trente-trois jours (Thirty Three Days). Werth had been forced to take refuge in the Jura region of France during the autumn of 1940 because of his Jewish origins. His book, however, could not be published, and so the author significantly revised his preface, removing any direct references to his friend and making him anonymous within the text and a symbol for France as the hostage of the occupying forces. This version was published independently in June 1943. The work is comprised of six short chapters which reflect upon recent aspects of the author's life (travelling to Portugal, impressions of the Sahara, living in the USA...), and combines references to his friendship with Werth and to his love for his country
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Cataloging source
Midwest
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1900-1944
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Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
Dewey number
848.91209
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de
  • Exiles' writings, French
  • French
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Letter to a hostage, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781507166369
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11823129
Publisher number
MWT11823129
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Letter to a hostage, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781507166369
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11823129
Publisher number
MWT11823129
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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