David Copperfield [videorecording]; Dickens, Charles 1812-1870; 2000; 2014.1.149...
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Charles Dickens' classic mid-19th century work of David Copperfield. Tracing the extraordinary life of a young man coming into his own, David Copperfield is a character of considerable perseverance. After the death of his father at a young age, David must deal with a blustering stepfather Edward Murdstone, who rules with a heavy hand. Exposed to the many trials and tribulations of a boarding school education, David returns to his family home only to encounter alienation rather than reunion. Turning to eccentric aunt Betsey Trotwood for support and guidance, David sets out to establish himself and build a life of worthwhile experiences in an unforgiving world of deception, where reputation and status is everything. David Copperfield perfectly captures the life-long saga - a tale of determination and personal fortitude - celebrating one of the greatest characters in literary history.Date Made
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