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The Resource A life discarded : 148 diaries found in the trash, Alexander Masters

A life discarded : 148 diaries found in the trash, Alexander Masters

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A life discarded : 148 diaries found in the trash
Title
A life discarded
Title remainder
148 diaries found in the trash
Statement of responsibility
Alexander Masters
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An unorthodox investigative literary biography of a mysterious graphomaniac whose nearly 150 diaries are rescued from a dumpster by the author"--
Summary
In a true, shocking, heartbreaking and often humorous story of an ordinary life, an award-winning biographer, after discovering 148 discarded notebooks overflowing with urgent handwriting starting in 1952 and ending half a century later, presents an unforgettable biographical detective story
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10540029
Cataloging source
DLC
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Masters, Alexander
Dewey number
920.041
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT783
LC item number
.M27 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Diarists
  • Women
  • Great Britain
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
Target audience
adult
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148 diaries found in the trash
Label
A life discarded : 148 diaries found in the trash, Alexander Masters
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20823363
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780374178185
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016027560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn959697993
  • (OCoLC)959697993
Label
A life discarded : 148 diaries found in the trash, Alexander Masters
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20823363
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
258 pages
Isbn
9780374178185
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016027560
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn959697993
  • (OCoLC)959697993

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