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The Resource The life of Thomas More, Peter Ackroyd

The life of Thomas More, Peter Ackroyd

Label
The life of Thomas More
Title
The life of Thomas More
Statement of responsibility
Peter Ackroyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of Catholic martyr and saint, Thomas More, discussing his formidable intellect, political skill, and the steadfast faith that resulted in his beheading when he refused to follow King Henry VIII's lead in severing England's ties to the Catholic Church
Summary
Presents a biography of the British statesman and saint who was beheaded for refusing to break ties with the Catholic Church
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1999.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
Biography type
individual biography
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155464
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 942.05/2/092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA334.M8
LC item number
A64 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
Label
The life of Thomas More, Peter Ackroyd
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random046/98024333.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • If You Want to Laugh
  • The Wine of Angels
  • Holy, Holy, Holy!
  • Craft of the City
  • Milk and Honey
  • A Jolly Master-Woman
  • Kings' Games
  • The Best Condition of a Society
  • Wholly a Courtier
  • He Sat Upon a Throne of Gold
  • This Dark World
  • My Poor Mind
  • Eques Auratus
  • I Am Like Ripe Shit
  • Long Persuading and Privy Labouring
  • Thy Foolish Face
  • You Are But one Man
  • Foolish Frantic Books
  • We Poor Worldly Men of Middle Earth
  • Infinite Clamour
  • All the Beasts of the Woods
  • Pretty Plays of Childhood
  • The Wrath of the King Means Death
  • The Weeping Time
  • Peck of Troubles
  • Call Forth Sir Thomas More
  • The King is Good Unto Me
  • St Anthony's Pigs
  • Cough Not, Nor Spit
  • Set on His Book
  • Duty is the Love of Law
  • Most Holy Father
  • We Talk of Letters
Control code
83406
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed. in the U.S.A.
Extent
x, 447 pages
Isbn
9780385496933
Lccn
98024333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39169980
  • (OCoLC)39169980
Label
The life of Thomas More, Peter Ackroyd
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random046/98024333.html
Publication
Note
"First published in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, London"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • If You Want to Laugh
  • The Wine of Angels
  • Holy, Holy, Holy!
  • Craft of the City
  • Milk and Honey
  • A Jolly Master-Woman
  • Kings' Games
  • The Best Condition of a Society
  • Wholly a Courtier
  • He Sat Upon a Throne of Gold
  • This Dark World
  • My Poor Mind
  • Eques Auratus
  • I Am Like Ripe Shit
  • Long Persuading and Privy Labouring
  • Thy Foolish Face
  • You Are But one Man
  • Foolish Frantic Books
  • We Poor Worldly Men of Middle Earth
  • Infinite Clamour
  • All the Beasts of the Woods
  • Pretty Plays of Childhood
  • The Wrath of the King Means Death
  • The Weeping Time
  • Peck of Troubles
  • Call Forth Sir Thomas More
  • The King is Good Unto Me
  • St Anthony's Pigs
  • Cough Not, Nor Spit
  • Set on His Book
  • Duty is the Love of Law
  • Most Holy Father
  • We Talk of Letters
Control code
83406
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed. in the U.S.A.
Extent
x, 447 pages
Isbn
9780385496933
Lccn
98024333
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm39169980
  • (OCoLC)39169980

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