The Resource Things my son needs to know about the world, Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)

Things my son needs to know about the world, Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)

Label
Things my son needs to know about the world
Title
Things my son needs to know about the world
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman
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Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove shares an irresistible and moving collection of heartfelt, humorous essays about fatherhood, providing his newborn son with the perspective and tools he'll need to make his way in the world. Things My Son Needs to Know About the World collects the personal dispatches from the front lines of one of the most daunting experiences any man can experience: fatherhood. As he conveys his profound awe at experiencing all the "firsts" that fill him with wonder and catch him completely unprepared, Fredrik Backman doesn't shy away from revealing his own false steps and fatherly flaws, tackling issues both great and small, from masculinity and mid-life crises to practical jokes and poop. In between the sleep-deprived lows and wonderful highs, Backman takes a step back to share the true story of falling in love with a woman who is his complete opposite, and learning to live a life that revolves around the people you care about unconditionally. Alternating between humorous side notes and longer essays offering his son advice as he grows up and ventures out into the world, Backman relays the big and small lessons in life, including: -How to find the team you belong to -Why airports explain everything about religion and war -The reason starting a band is crucial to cultivating and keeping friendships -How to beat Monkey Island 3 -Why, sometimes, a dad might hold onto his son's hand just a little too tight This is an irresistible and insightful collection, perfect for new parents and fans of Backman's "unparalleled understanding of human nature" (Shelf Awareness ). As he eloquently reminds us, "You can be whatever you want to be, but that's nowhere near as important as knowing that you can be exactly who you are."
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
B@L
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1981-
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Backman, Fredrik
Dewey number
  • 839.73/8
  • B
Form of composition
not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PT9877.12.A32
LC item number
S2513 2019
Literary text for sound recordings
autobiography
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Santino Fontana
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Fontana, Santino
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  • Backman, Fredrik
  • Backman, Fredrik
  • Fatherhood
  • Authors, Swedish
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Label
Things my son needs to know about the world, Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1099579912
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508258698
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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unknown
Stock number
332A487C-AA98-4B7F-8728-F09AAD9C278E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1099579912
  • (OCoLC)1099579912
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not applicable
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Label
Things my son needs to know about the world, Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1099579912
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508258698
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
332A487C-AA98-4B7F-8728-F09AAD9C278E
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1099579912
  • (OCoLC)1099579912
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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