Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

J. K. Rowling (Author) Jim Dale (Read by)
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Product Details

Price
$80.00  $73.60
Publisher
Listening Library
Publish Date
July 21, 2007
Pages
17
Dimensions
5.3 X 6.0 X 2.4 inches | 1.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Compact Disc
EAN/UPC
9780739360385

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About the Author

J. K. Rowling was born in the summer of 1965 at Yate General Hospital in England and grew up in Chepstow, Gwent. She left Chepstow for Exeter University, where she earned a French and Classics degree. As a postgraduate she moved to London to work at Amnesty International, doing research into human rights abuses in Francophone Africa. She started writing the Harry Potter series during a Manchester to London King's Cross train journey, and during the next five years, outlined the plots for each book and began writing the first novel. She then moved to northern Portugal, where she taught English as a foreign language. She married in October 1992 and gave birth to her daughter Jessica in 1993. When her marriage ended, she returned to the UK to live in Edinburgh, where Harry Potter & the Philosopher's Stone was eventually completed and in 1996 she received an offer of publication. The following summer the world was introduced to Harry Potter. The Harry Potter series is distributed in over 200 territories and has been translated into 65 languages.

Jim Dale has won a record ten Audie Awards, two Grammy Awards, and seven Grammy nominations as a narrator. As an actor, he has received a British Academy Award nomination, a Tony Award, five Tony nominations, and four Drama Desk Awards. As a writer, he has received an Academy Award nomination for the song Georgy Girl.

Dale is perhaps most famous for being the voice of all the Harry Potter audio books, in which he notably performs hundreds of distinct individual character's voices. He also voices the Harry Potter video games, as well as the interactive extra features on the Potter DVD releases.

Awarded an MBE by Queen Elizabeth II in 2003, chiefly for his work promoting the work of chldren's literature, Dale was also inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame in 2009.