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    Pepys' Diary (Highbridge Classics) (CD-Audio) By (author) Samuel Pepys, Read by Kenneth Branagh

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    DescriptionEnter the life and remarkable times of the lovable Samuel Pepys (pronounced peeps). Born in London in 1633, the son of a tailor, he began keeping a diary on January 1, 1660, and continued for nine years, faithfully recording the rich and varied details of 17th-century London life. Writing in a form of shorthand-which was not deciphered until 1825-he also painted a vivid picture of Pepys the man. In entries from 1660 through 1663, Pepys strives to establish himself in his career and in society. His unforgettable eyewitness accounts of the Plague and the Great Fire of London follow. The last diaries, dated 1667 through 1669, Pepys is enjoying his position as a surveyor-general in the Royal Navy-and having an affair with his wife's servant. Uniquely uninhibited, deeply personal, full of wit and style, Pepy's Diary is a biographical masterpiece.


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    Pepys' Diary
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Samuel Pepys, Read by Kenneth Branagh
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Number of pages: 510
    Width: 133 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 222 g
    ISBN 13: 9781598870268
    ISBN 10: 1598870262

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.2A
    BIC subject category V2: BGHA
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO007000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 55580
    Ingram Subject Code: KA
    Libri: I-KA
    BISAC V2.8: BIO006000, BIO026000
    B&T Approval Code: C25106644
    DC22: 941.06/6092
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: DA447.P4 A4 2006
    Thema V1.0: DNC, DNBH
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    08 May 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Saint Paul, MN