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The man who invented Christmas : how Charles Dickens's A Christmas carol rescued his career and revived our holiday spirits / Les Standiford.

Standiford, Les, (author.). Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870 Container of (work): Christmas carol. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 4 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch 823.8.c Standiford, Les (Text) 78294000267628 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 12/20/2018
Jennings Co PL - North Vernon 823.8 STA (Text) 30653001412444 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library 823.8 STA (Text) 78731000504543 Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/27/2018
 Donated by: Jerome & Iris Sobel [ wp 2018-01-24 @ SHLBY-SHE ]
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 823.8 STA (Text) 31951004291313 Main Floor - New Arrivals Reshelving -
Whiting PL - Whiting 823.8 ST24 (Text) 51735011861795 Adult department Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial 823 DICKENS STANDIFORD (Text) 33946003304008 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1524762466
  • ISBN: 9781524762469
  • Physical Description: xii, 337 pages ; 21 cm
  • Edition: 2017 paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes reader's guide and the text of A Christmas carol.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-221).
Formatted Contents Note:
Nativity -- Mean season -- Let nothing ye dismay -- What gift is this -- Lang Syne -- A Christmas Carol.
Summary, etc.:
With warmth, wit, and good cheer, Standiford shows how the unlikely success of "A Christmas Carol" revitalized Charles Dickens's languishing career and revived the celebration of the near-forgotten Christmas holiday.
Subject: Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870. Christmas carol.
Christmas stories, English > History and criticism.
Christmas > England > History > 19th century.
Christmas in literature.

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