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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
Genre
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
  • DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1950
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Orwell, George
Dewey number
824/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Packer, George
Label
Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays, George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [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
Control code
sky200618465
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780151013616
Lccn
2008014749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)219569649
Label
Facing unpleasant facts : narrative essays, George Orwell ; compiled and with an introduction by George Packer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [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
Control code
sky200618465
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxviii, 308 pages
Isbn
9780151013616
Lccn
2008014749
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)219569649

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