The Resource Waterloo, Bernard Cornwell

Waterloo, Bernard Cornwell

Label
Waterloo
Title
Waterloo
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
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Language
eng
Summary
From the New York Times bestselling author comes the definitive, illustrated history of one of the greatest battles ever fought a riveting nonfiction chronicle published to commemorate the two-hundreth anniversary of Napoleon's last stand.On June 18, 1815, the armies of France, Britain, and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. In the previous three days, the French army had beaten the Prussians at Ligny and fought the British to a standstill at Quatre-Bras. The Allies were in retreat. The little village north of where they turned to fight the French army was called Waterloo. The blood-soaked battle to which the town gave its name would become a landmark in European history.In his first work of nonfiction, Bernard Cornwell combines his storytelling skills with a meticulously researched history to give a riveting chronicle of every dramatic moment from Napoleon's daring escape from Elba to the smoke and gore of the three battlefields and their aftermath. Through quotes from the letters and diaries of Emperor Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, and the ordinary officers and soldiers, Cornwell brings to life how it actually felt to fight those famous battles as well as the moments of amazing bravery on both sides that left the outcome hanging in the balance until the bitter end. Published to coincide with the battle's bicentennial in 2015, Waterloo is a tense and gripping story of heroism and tragedy and of the final battle that determined the fate of nineteenth-century Europe
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TEFOD
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Cornwell, Bernard
Dewey number
940.2/7
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LC call number
DC242
LC item number
.C67 2014eab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
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PerformerNote
Read by Bruce Cornwell and Dugald Bruce Lockhart
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cornwell, Bruce
  • Lockhart, Dugald Bruce
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • HISTORY / Military / Naval
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Waterloo, Bernard Cornwell
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online resource
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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o908635320
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (08 hr., 55 min., 36 sec.))
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online
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9780062400857
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digital.
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Z100091480
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sound
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other
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B122719F-413F-4716-B6FC-9865A82FAB88
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Label
Waterloo, Bernard Cornwell
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o908635320
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (08 hr., 55 min., 36 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062400857
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
Z100091480
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
B122719F-413F-4716-B6FC-9865A82FAB88
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o908635320
  • (OCoLC)908635320
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