The Resource Agatha Christie : a mysterious life, Laura Thompson ; performed by Pearl Hewitt

Agatha Christie : a mysterious life, Laura Thompson ; performed by Pearl Hewitt

Label
Agatha Christie : a mysterious life
Title
Agatha Christie
Title remainder
a mysterious life
Statement of responsibility
Laura Thompson ; performed by Pearl Hewitt
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It has been one hundred years since Agatha Christie wrote her first novel and created the formidable Hercule Poirot. A brilliant and award winning biographer, Laura Thompson now turns her sharp eye to Agatha Christie. Arguably the greatest crime writer in the world, Christie's books still sell over four million copies each year--more than thirty years after her death--and it shows no signs of slowing. But who was the woman behind these mystifying, yet eternally pleasing, puzzlers? Thompson reveals the Edwardian world in which Christie grew up, explores her relationships, including those with her two husbands and daughter, and investigates the many mysteries still surrounding Christie's life, most notably, her eleven-day disappearance in 1926. Agatha Christie is as mysterious as the stories she penned, and writing about her is a detection job in itself. With unprecedented access to all of Christie's letters, papers, and notebooks, as well as fresh and insightful interviews with her grandson, daughter, son-in-law and their living relations, Thompson is able to unravel not only the detailed workings of Christie's detective fiction, but the truth behind this mysterious woman
Summary
The award-winning author of The Six offers a portrait of the iconic mystery writer that shares insights into her Edwardian youth, her marriages, her relationship with her daughter and her mysterious 11-day disappearance in 1926
Writing style
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10660971
Cataloging source
BT
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1964-
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Thompson, Laura
Dewey number
  • 823/.912
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
biography
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Performed by Pearl Hewitt
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Hewitt, Pearl
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True
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  • Christie, Agatha
  • Women novelists, English
  • Novelists, English
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a mysterious life
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not applicable
Label
Agatha Christie : a mysterious life, Laura Thompson ; performed by Pearl Hewitt
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Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
17 audio discs (20 hr., 51 min.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781543666236
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
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not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Agatha Christie : a mysterious life, Laura Thompson ; performed by Pearl Hewitt
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
12 cm.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
17 audio discs (20 hr., 51 min.)
Groove width / pitch
unknown
Isbn
9781543666236
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
unknown
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
unknown
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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