The Resource Dombey and son, (ebook)

Dombey and son, (ebook)

Label
Dombey and son
Title
Dombey and son
Title variation
Dealings with the firm of Dombey and Son, wholesale, retail and for exportation
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Wealthy shipping merchant Paul Dombey runs his family like he runs his business, with coldness and calculation. When his wife dies giving birth to their second child and long hoped-for heir, Dombey remains preoccupied only with the importance of passing the firm along to his son. Lost in this narrow, obsessive view is Dombey's older child, Florence, who yearns for his attention but receives only an indifference that eventually curdles into outright hatred. Published midway through the author's career, this 1848 novel marked a new maturity in Charles Dickens' writing. Less an examination of socioeconomic conditions and more of an exploration of emotional deprivation and fulfillment, it offers the satirical indignation of the storyteller's early fiction with an added darkness and narrative complexity. An absorbing plot and memorable characters combine to form a compelling tale of greed, poor judgment, and the redemptive power of love
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1812-1870
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Dickens, Charles
Dewey number
824.83
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Family-owned business enterprises
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Businesspeople
  • Electronic books
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Dombey and son, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486834498
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12210801
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12210801
System control number
MWT12210801
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Dombey and son, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486834498
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12210801
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12210801
System control number
MWT12210801
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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