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The Resource Quicksand : what it means to be a human being, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy

Quicksand : what it means to be a human being, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy

Label
Quicksand : what it means to be a human being
Title
Quicksand
Title remainder
what it means to be a human being
Statement of responsibility
Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy
Title variation
  • Quick sand
  • What it means to be a human being
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mankell, Henning
Dewey number
  • 839.73/8
  • B
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
LC call number
PT9876.23.A49
LC item number
K8513 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thompson, Laurie
  • Delargy, Marlaine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mankell, Henning
  • Authors, Swedish
  • Self-actualization (Psychology)
  • Quality of life
  • Well-being
  • Life
Target audience
adult
Label
Quicksand : what it means to be a human being, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Sweden as Kvicksand by Leopard förlag, Stockholm, in 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The crooked finger -- The car accident -- People reluctantly on their way into the shadows -- The great discovery -- Quicksand -- the future is hidden underground -- the bubble in the glass -- Last will and testament -- The man in the window -- Hagar Qim -- The lion man -- Ice -- Turning time in a different direction -- A journey into the nether regions -- The young medical student -- A magician and an imposter -- A dream about a muddy trench in Flanders -- The caves -- The floating rubbish dump -- Signs -- The raft of death -- All this forgotten love -- Timbuktu -- A different archive -- The courage to be afraid -- Paris -- The hippos -- A cathedral and a cloud of dust -- Part II: The road to Salamanca -- Shadows -- Luminous teeth -- Photographs -- The way out -- Paris in flames, 1348 -- How long is eternity? -- Room number 1 -- The road to Salamanca, part 1 -- the man who dismounted from his horse -- While the child plays -- Elena -- the awakening according to Plato -- Winter night -- Relief -- Getting lost -- The road to Salamanca, part 2 -- Part III: The puppet on a string -- The earth floor -- Moving silently from darkness to darkness -- Mantova and Buenos Aires -- The stupid bird -- Who will be there in the end to listen? -- Salt water -- The buffalo with eight legs -- The secret of cave painters revealed -- The happiness brought by a rickety lorry in the spring -- The war invalid in Budapest -- A visit when something both begins and ends -- The woman with the sack of cement -- A winter in Heraklion -- Catastrophe on a German motorway -- Jealousy and shame -- The twenty-eighth day -- Meeting in a amphitheatre -- A thief and a policeman -- Youth -- The dead body on the bench for the accused -- A violent north-westerly storm -- A fictitious meeting in a park in Vienna, 1913 -- The puppet on a string -- Never being robbed of one's happiness
Control code
ocn951947690
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780525432159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B M3145 ; XX-AB ; [A16BP100, #19, 4@16.95, ES/CSS]
System control number
(OCoLC)951947690
Label
Quicksand : what it means to be a human being, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Sweden as Kvicksand by Leopard förlag, Stockholm, in 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: The crooked finger -- The car accident -- People reluctantly on their way into the shadows -- The great discovery -- Quicksand -- the future is hidden underground -- the bubble in the glass -- Last will and testament -- The man in the window -- Hagar Qim -- The lion man -- Ice -- Turning time in a different direction -- A journey into the nether regions -- The young medical student -- A magician and an imposter -- A dream about a muddy trench in Flanders -- The caves -- The floating rubbish dump -- Signs -- The raft of death -- All this forgotten love -- Timbuktu -- A different archive -- The courage to be afraid -- Paris -- The hippos -- A cathedral and a cloud of dust -- Part II: The road to Salamanca -- Shadows -- Luminous teeth -- Photographs -- The way out -- Paris in flames, 1348 -- How long is eternity? -- Room number 1 -- The road to Salamanca, part 1 -- the man who dismounted from his horse -- While the child plays -- Elena -- the awakening according to Plato -- Winter night -- Relief -- Getting lost -- The road to Salamanca, part 2 -- Part III: The puppet on a string -- The earth floor -- Moving silently from darkness to darkness -- Mantova and Buenos Aires -- The stupid bird -- Who will be there in the end to listen? -- Salt water -- The buffalo with eight legs -- The secret of cave painters revealed -- The happiness brought by a rickety lorry in the spring -- The war invalid in Budapest -- A visit when something both begins and ends -- The woman with the sack of cement -- A winter in Heraklion -- Catastrophe on a German motorway -- Jealousy and shame -- The twenty-eighth day -- Meeting in a amphitheatre -- A thief and a policeman -- Youth -- The dead body on the bench for the accused -- A violent north-westerly storm -- A fictitious meeting in a park in Vienna, 1913 -- The puppet on a string -- Never being robbed of one's happiness
Control code
ocn951947690
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780525432159
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B M3145 ; XX-AB ; [A16BP100, #19, 4@16.95, ES/CSS]
System control number
(OCoLC)951947690

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