Refurbished - Harry Potter Complete Audio Collection (CompactDisc)

Author: Rowling, J. K.

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Harry Potter Gift

on 12/23/2008

The audio set was bought as a gift to my daughter's family. I have not opened it. So the numbers above are simply hopeful that it is as good as advertised. Thanks for the prompt delivery of a product that looks like it is exactly as listed on ebay. Read More

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Product Overview

Specifications

Publisher Listening Library
Mfg Part# 9780739352243
SKU 209112813
Format CD
ISBN10 0739352245
Refurbished Yes
Release Date 9/2/2008
Sales Rank 11217
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 14.5H x 5.25L x 6T
Author Info
J. K. Rowling
One night, as a young J. K. (Joanne Kathleen) Rowling traveled from Manchester to London by train, an idea for a book about a boy wizard named Harry Potter formed in her mind. It would change the course of her life forever. As a young girl growing up in Chepstow, Gwent, a historic town near the Lower Wye Valley in Southern England, Rowling loved to tell stories, and started to write them down when she was 6-years-old. Throughout her schooling, she entertained her friends during lunchtime with fantastic made-up stories. After studying French at the University of Exeter, Rowling went on to work in London, until at age 26, she moved to Portugal to teach English as a second language. There, she married, became pregnant, and worked on her Harry Potter manuscript whenever she had a spare second. The death of her own mother made his orphaned state much more real to her. Rowling's marriage ended in divorce, and she moved to Edinburgh with her newborn daughter, Jessica. ||After five years of writing, and a year's worth of publisher rejections, HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE was bought by Bloomsbury (U.K.) and published in June 1997. Shortly after Bloomsbury bought the manuscript, the rights were sold in America, where it was published in September 1998 as HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER'S STONE. Her book not only received lavish praise, winning the British Book Awards Children's Book of the Year and the Smarties Prize, but earned Rowling enough money to quit teaching and write full time. Her six subsequent Harry Potter books, all spectacular bestsellers, have continued to receive British and American awards, and are all being made into films. Having reached her lifelong dream of becoming a professional writer, Rowling encourages children who want to write to read as much as they can.
From the Publisher
Editors Note Enjoy the complete Harry Potter series performed by the Grammy Award-winning Jim Dale. This complete unabridged audiobook collection contains the following: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's StoneHarry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Goblet of FireHarry Potter and the Order of the PhoenixHarry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceHarry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Product Attributes
Book Format Audio Cassette - Unabridged / Audio CD - Unabridged
Minimum Age 10
Publisher Listening Library
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