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The Resource The forgotten founding father : [Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American culture], Joshua Kendall, (sound recording)

The forgotten founding father : [Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American culture], Joshua Kendall, (sound recording)

Label
The forgotten founding father : [Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American culture]
Title
The forgotten founding father
Title remainder
[Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American culture]
Statement of responsibility
Joshua Kendall
Creator
Contributor
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An absorbing biography of Noah Webster, whose name is synonymous with the dictionary he created, but whose life story is not nearly so ubiquitous
Cataloging source
TEFBT
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1960-
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Kendall, Joshua C.
Dewey number
973.3092
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
E302.6.W43
LC item number
K46 2011ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Arthur Morey
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Morey, Arthur
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  • Webster, Noah
  • Webster, Noah
  • Lexicographers
  • English language
  • Social reformers
  • United States
  • English language
  • United States
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
The forgotten founding father : [Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American culture], Joshua Kendall, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs. Digital recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
George Washington's cultural attaché : the definer of American identity -- From farmboy to best-selling author. Hartford childhood and Yale manhood ; Spelling the new nation ; Traveling salesman -- Founding father. Counting his way across America ; Courtship at the Constitutional Convention ; Marriage and a turn away from words ; Editor of New York City's first daily -- Lexicographer. Setting his sights on Johnson and Johnson, Jr. ; Paterfamilias ; A lost decade ; The walking dictionary ; "More fleshy than ever before" -- Webster's after Webster : the director of defining
Control code
ocn699483941
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
10 sound discs (12 hr., 45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307912916
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
8706-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The forgotten founding father : [Noah Webster's obsession and the creation of an American culture], Joshua Kendall, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs. Digital recording
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
George Washington's cultural attaché : the definer of American identity -- From farmboy to best-selling author. Hartford childhood and Yale manhood ; Spelling the new nation ; Traveling salesman -- Founding father. Counting his way across America ; Courtship at the Constitutional Convention ; Marriage and a turn away from words ; Editor of New York City's first daily -- Lexicographer. Setting his sights on Johnson and Johnson, Jr. ; Paterfamilias ; A lost decade ; The walking dictionary ; "More fleshy than ever before" -- Webster's after Webster : the director of defining
Control code
ocn699483941
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Library ed.
Extent
10 sound discs (12 hr., 45 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307912916
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
8706-CD
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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