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    DescriptionProfiles the life of Tolkien beginning with his South African childhood, exploring his roles as a soldier in World War II, an English professor at Oxford University, and as a writer of fantasy.


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    Title
    J.R.R. Tolkien
    Subtitle
    A Biography
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Humphrey Carpenter
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 206 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780618057023
    ISBN 10: 0618057021
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.5
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    DC21: 828.91209
    BIC subject category V2: DSRC
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/20CNTY
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000, BIO000000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 828/.9/12
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR6039.O32 Z62 2000
    Thema V1.0: DNBL, DNBH
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    HOUGHTON MIFFLIN
    Imprint name
    Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
    Publication date
    02 April 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Boston
    Review quote
    "A panorama of vignettes done with poise and exhaustive command. A man emerges whole." The Washington Post "J.R.R. Tolkien left his impress upon a whole generation as few recent writers have done ... an excellent biography." Newsweek "Excellent." Newsweek