The Hobbit: The NPR Radio Dramatization

The Hobbit: The NPR Radio Dramatization

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by J. R. R. Tolkien
     
 

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The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.

Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage—and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy

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The original American full dramatization as broadcast on National Public Radio.

Bilbo Baggins, a gentle hobbit who loves the comforts of home, reluctantly joins a company of dwarves on a journey to recover plundered gold from a fierce dragon. It's a tale of high adventure and astonishing courage—and a magical prelude to the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781565116726
Publisher:
HighBridge Company
Publication date:
02/06/2002
Series:
Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Edition description:
Abridged, 4 CDs, 4 Hrs. 15 Minutes; Full
Pages:
1
Product dimensions:
5.02(w) x 5.62(h) x 0.98(d)

Meet the Author

J. R. R. TOLKIEN was a writer and university professor. In addition to The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, Tolkien's published fiction includes The Silmarillion, and other posthumously published books, which taken together is a connected body of work about an imagined—and much-beloved by readers—world called Middle Earth.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 3, 1892
Date of Death:
September 2, 1973
Place of Birth:
Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (South Africa)
Place of Death:
Oxford, England
Education:
B.A., Exeter College, Oxford University, 1915; M.A., 1919

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