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The Resource A life in letters, P.G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe

A life in letters, P.G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe

Label
A life in letters
Title
A life in letters
Statement of responsibility
P.G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of letters from one of England's greatest comic writers includes his humorous and touching correspondence with family, friends, and great literary figures of the twentieth century
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 823/.912
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6045.O53
LC item number
Z48 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
A life in letters, P.G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: London : Hutchinson, 2011
  • "The definitive edition of the letters-many previously unpublished . . . . Wodehouse corresponded with relatives, friends, and some of the greatest figures of the twentieth century: Agatha Christie, Ira Gershwin, Evelyn Waugh, George Orwell, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The letters are arranged chronologically with intersecting sections of biography written by Sophie Ratcliffe"--Publisher's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Childhood -- Dulwich -- 1899/1900: "Set thy beetle-crusher on the ladder of fame" -- Early career -- 1901/1909: "Got a plot, thanks" -- New York -- 1909/1914: "American hustle" -- Love on Long Island -- 1914/ 1918: "Something fresh" -- The roaring Twenties -- 1919/1930: "This, I need scarcely point out to you, is jolly old fame" -- Wodehouse in Hollywood -- 1930/1931: "This place is loathsome" -- Wodehouse in the Thirties -- 1932/1940: "A jolly strong position" -- Internment -- 1940/1941: "Am quite happy here" -- The broadcasts -- Berlin -- 1941/1943: "So little to tell" -- Paris -- 1943/1947: "Under surveillance" -- Return to America -- 1947/1954: "New York is overwhelming" -- Final years -- 1954/1975: "He did take trouble."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvi, 602 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393088991
Lccn
2012019989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn783162495
  • 672621
Label
A life in letters, P.G. Wodehouse ; edited by Sophie Ratcliffe
Publication
Note
  • Previously published: London : Hutchinson, 2011
  • "The definitive edition of the letters-many previously unpublished . . . . Wodehouse corresponded with relatives, friends, and some of the greatest figures of the twentieth century: Agatha Christie, Ira Gershwin, Evelyn Waugh, George Orwell, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The letters are arranged chronologically with intersecting sections of biography written by Sophie Ratcliffe"--Publisher's note
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Childhood -- Dulwich -- 1899/1900: "Set thy beetle-crusher on the ladder of fame" -- Early career -- 1901/1909: "Got a plot, thanks" -- New York -- 1909/1914: "American hustle" -- Love on Long Island -- 1914/ 1918: "Something fresh" -- The roaring Twenties -- 1919/1930: "This, I need scarcely point out to you, is jolly old fame" -- Wodehouse in Hollywood -- 1930/1931: "This place is loathsome" -- Wodehouse in the Thirties -- 1932/1940: "A jolly strong position" -- Internment -- 1940/1941: "Am quite happy here" -- The broadcasts -- Berlin -- 1941/1943: "So little to tell" -- Paris -- 1943/1947: "Under surveillance" -- Return to America -- 1947/1954: "New York is overwhelming" -- Final years -- 1954/1975: "He did take trouble."
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xvi, 602 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393088991
Lccn
2012019989
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn783162495
  • 672621

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