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The Resource A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson

A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson

Label
A treacherous paradise
Title
A treacherous paradise
Statement of responsibility
Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cold and poverty define Hanna Renstrom's childhood in remote northern Sweden and in 1904, 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 both leave her widowed, she finds herself the owner of a bordello in Portuguese East Africa, a world where colonialism and white colonists rule, where she is isolated within white society by her profession and her gender and, among the bordello's black prostitutes, by her color
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mankell, Henning
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PS
  • PS
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Thompson, Laurie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Swedes
  • Young women
  • Marriage
  • Widows
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Brothels
  • Life change events
  • Social isolation
  • Self-realization in women
  • Conduct of life
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Sweden
  • Maputo Bay (Mozambique)
  • Africa, East
Label
A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson
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Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Sweden as Minnet av en smutsig ängel by Leopard Förlag, Stockholm, in 2011"--T.p. verso
  • "This translation originally published in Great Britain by Harvill Secker, an imprint of the Random House Group Limited, London"--T.p. verso
Control code
sky253960694
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
359 p.
Isbn
9780307961228
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013005864
Label
A treacherous paradise, Henning Mankell ; translated from the Swedish by Laurie Thompson
Publication
Note
  • "Originally published in Sweden as Minnet av en smutsig ängel by Leopard Förlag, Stockholm, in 2011"--T.p. verso
  • "This translation originally published in Great Britain by Harvill Secker, an imprint of the Random House Group Limited, London"--T.p. verso
Control code
sky253960694
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
359 p.
Isbn
9780307961228
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2013005864

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