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The Resource 17 carnations : the Royals, the Nazis, and the biggest cover-up in history, by Andrew Morton, (sound recording)

17 carnations : the Royals, the Nazis, and the biggest cover-up in history, by Andrew Morton, (sound recording)

Label
17 carnations : the Royals, the Nazis, and the biggest cover-up in history
Title
17 carnations
Title remainder
the Royals, the Nazis, and the biggest cover-up in history
Statement of responsibility
by Andrew Morton
Title variation
Seventeen carnations
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Andrew Morton tells the story of the feckless Edward VIII, later Duke of Windsor, his American wife, Wallis Simpson, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, General Eisenhower, and King George VI of the duke's relations with Hitler. From the alleged affair between Simpson and the German foreign minister to the discovery of top secret correspondence about the man dubbed "the traitor king" and the Nazi high command, this is a saga of intrigue, betrayal, and deception suffused with a heady aroma of sex and suspicion. For the first time, Morton reveals the full story behind the cover-up of those damning letters and diagrams: the daring heist ordered by King George VI, the smooth duplicity of a Soviet spy as well as the bitter rows and recriminations among the British and American diplomats, politicians, and academics. Drawing on FBI documents, exclusive pictures, and material from the German, Russian, and British royal archives, as well as the personal correspondence of Churchill, Eisenhower, and the Windsors themselves, 17 CARNATIONS is a dazzling historical drama, full of adventure, intrigue, and startling revelations, written by a master of the genre
Cataloging source
BLACP
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by James Langton
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
17 carnations : the Royals, the Nazis, and the biggest cover-up in history, by Andrew Morton, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Duration: 11:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
893975584
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (approximately 11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478959120
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • Zbh52
  • ZPbh52
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)893975584
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
17 carnations : the Royals, the Nazis, and the biggest cover-up in history, by Andrew Morton, (sound recording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Duration: 11:00:00
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
893975584
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
10 audio discs (approximately 11 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781478959120
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
s
Other physical details
digital, CD audio
Publisher number
  • Zbh52
  • ZPbh52
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)893975584
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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