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The Resource When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, by Molly Guptill Manning, (sound recording)

When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, by Molly Guptill Manning, (sound recording)

Label
When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II
Title
When books went to war
Title remainder
the stories that helped us win World War II
Statement of responsibility
by Molly Guptill Manning
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Contributor
Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When America entered World War II in 1941, we faced an enemy that had banned and burned over 100 million books and caused fearful citizens to hide or destroy many more. Outraged librarians launched a campaign to send free books to American troops and gathered 20 million hardcover donations. In 1943 the War Department and the publishing industry stepped in with an extraordinary program: 120 million small, lightweight paperbacks for troops to carry in their pockets and their rucksacks in every theater of war. Comprising 1,200 different titles of every imaginable type, these paperbacks were beloved by the troops and are still fondly remembered today. Soldiers read them while waiting to land at Normandy, in hellish trenches in the midst of battles in the Pacific, in field hospitals, and on long bombing flights. They wrote to the authors, many of whom responded to every letter. They helped rescue The Great Gatsby from obscurity. They made Betty Smith, author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, into a national icon. When Books Went to War is an inspiring story for history buffs and book lovers alike
Cataloging source
BLACP
Dewey number
028/.90973
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
Z1003.2
LC item number
.M36 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Bernadette Dunne
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, by Molly Guptill Manning, (sound recording)
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Publication
Copyright
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  • Title from container
  • Duration: 7:00:00
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
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
Control code
ocn892648556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481522120
Isbn Type
(library ed.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781481522144
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • Zbhaf
  • ZEbhaf
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)892648556
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, by Molly Guptill Manning, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Duration: 7:00:00
  • "Tracks every 3 minutes for easy bookmarking"--Container
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
Control code
ocn892648556
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (7 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781481522120
Isbn Type
(library ed.)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
9781481522144
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • Zbhaf
  • ZEbhaf
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)892648556
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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