The Resource A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell, (electronic resource)

A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell, (electronic resource)

Label
A treacherous paradise
Title
A treacherous paradise
Statement of responsibility
Henning Mankell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Cold and poverty define Hanna Renström's childhood in remote northern Sweden, and in 1905, at nineteen, she boards a ship for Australia in hope of a better life. But none of her hopes--or fears--prepares her for the life she will lead. After two brief marriages, she finds herself a widow twice over, and the owner of a bordello in Portuguese East Africa, a world where colonialism and white supremacy rule, where she is isolated within society by her profession and her sex, and, among the bordello's black prostitutes, by her color. As Hanna's story unfurls over the next several years, we watch her in this "treacherous paradise," as she wrestles with a constant, wrenching loneliness and with the racism she's meant to unthinkingly adopt. And as her life becomes increasingly intertwined with the prostitutes, she moves inexorably toward the moment when she will make a decision that defies every expectation society has of her, and, more important, those she has of herself
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1948-2015
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Mankell, Henning
Dewey number
839.73/74
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PT9876.23.A49
LC item number
M6613 2013ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Rosalyn Landor
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Landor, Rosalyn
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  • Women, White
  • Swedes
  • Brothels
  • Prostitution
  • Mozambique
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o855907377
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 31 min., 3 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804126960
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o855907377
  • (Sirsi) o855907377
  • (OCoLC)855907377
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
o855907377
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 31 min., 3 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780804126960
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o855907377
  • (Sirsi) o855907377
  • (OCoLC)855907377
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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