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The Resource When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning

When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning

Label
When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II
Title
When books went to war
Title remainder
the stories that helped us win World War II
Statement of responsibility
Molly Guptill Manning
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the joint effort of the U.S. government, the publishing industry, and the nation's librarians to boost troop morale during World War II by shipping more than one hundred million books to the front lines for soldiers to read during what little downtime they had
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
028/.90973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Z1003.2
LC item number
.M36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A phoenix will rise -- $85 worth of clothes, but no pajamas -- A landslide of books -- New weapons in the war of ideas -- Grab a book, Joe, and keep goin' -- Guts, valor, and extreme bravery -- Like rain in the desert -- Censorship and FDR's F -- th T- -- m -- German's surrender and the godforsaken islands -- Peace at least -- Damned average raisers
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
475 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479754
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015006070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn903487819
  • (OCoLC)903487819
Label
When books went to war : the stories that helped us win World War II, Molly Guptill Manning
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A phoenix will rise -- $85 worth of clothes, but no pajamas -- A landslide of books -- New weapons in the war of ideas -- Grab a book, Joe, and keep goin' -- Guts, valor, and extreme bravery -- Like rain in the desert -- Censorship and FDR's F -- th T- -- m -- German's surrender and the godforsaken islands -- Peace at least -- Damned average raisers
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
475 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410479754
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2015006070
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • ocn903487819
  • (OCoLC)903487819

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