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

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Quicksand : what it means to be a human being
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Quicksand
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what it means to be a human being
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Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy
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What it means to be a human being
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Title
Quicksand
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Summary
The late activist and best-selling author of the Kurt Wallander mysteries explores in a sequence of intimate vignettes the myriad experiences of a life richly lived through his relationships and writings as evaluated after his 2014 lung cancer diagnosis
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autobiography
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10549251
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BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 839.73/8
  • B
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no index present
LC call number
PT9876.23.A49
LC item number
K8513 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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adult
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Henning Mankell
Quicksand : what it means to be a human being, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy
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Quicksand : what it means to be a human being, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson with Marlaine Delargy
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"Originally published in Sweden as Kvicksand by Leopard förlag, Stockholm, in 2014"--title-page verso
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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
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21 cm
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Extent
303 pages
Isbn
9780525432159
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Media category
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Media MARC source
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Note
cat13
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  • (OCoLC)951947690
  • 1381391

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