The Resource Rain and other South Sea stories, W. Somerset Maugham, (ebook)

Rain and other South Sea stories, W. Somerset Maugham, (ebook)

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Rain and other South Sea stories
Title
Rain and other South Sea stories
Statement of responsibility
W. Somerset Maugham
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
W. Somerset Maugham led many lives, including that of a doctor in London's slums, a successful playwright and novelist, an agent for British Intelligence during World War I, and a world traveler. In 1917, he took the first of many voyages to the Pacific Islands and the Far East, where his keen sense of observation found inspiration for some of his finest writing. Rain and Other South Sea Stories features one of Maugham's most famous tales, concerning the clash between a missionary and a prostitute. "Rain" was adapted for the stage and filmed on three separate occasions, its leading character portrayed by Gloria Swanson, Joan Crawford, and Rita Hayworth. This collection also includes "Macintosh," a psychological study of the competition between two officials; "The Fall of Edward Barnard," a tale of social rebellion that foreshadows The Razor's Edge; "The Pool," a portrait of a marriage between people from different cultures; and other compelling stories of life in the tropics
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Midwest
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1874-1965
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Maugham, W. Somerset
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover thrift editions
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Oceania
Target audience
adult
Label
Rain and other South Sea stories, W. Somerset Maugham, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420946680
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908905
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908905
System control number
MWT11908905
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rain and other South Sea stories, W. Somerset Maugham, (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
9781420946680
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11908905
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11908905
System control number
MWT11908905
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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