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The Resource War diaries 1939-1945 : Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945, Astrid Lindgren ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; with a foreword by Karin Nyman

War diaries 1939-1945 : Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945, Astrid Lindgren ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; with a foreword by Karin Nyman

Label
War diaries 1939-1945 : Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945
Title
War diaries 1939-1945
Title remainder
Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945
Statement of responsibility
Astrid Lindgren ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; with a foreword by Karin Nyman
Title variation
Astrid Lindgren
Title variation remainder
war diaries 1939-1945
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Before she became internationally known for her Pippi Longstocking books, Astrid Lindgren was an aspiring author living in Stockholm with her family at the outbreak of the Second World War. The diaries she kept throughout the hostilities offer a civilian's, a mother's, and an aspiring writer’s unique account of the devastating conflict. She emerges as a morally courageous critic of violence and war, as well as a deeply sensitive and astute observer of world affairs. We hear her thoughts about rationing, blackouts, the Soviet invasion of Finland, and the nature of evil, as well as of her personal heartbreaks, financial struggles, and trials as a mother and writer
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Summary
Before she became internationally known for her Pippi Longstocking books, Astrid Lindgren was an aspiring author living in Stockholm with her family at the outbreak of the Second World War. The diaries she kept throughout the hostilities offer a civilian's, a mother's, and an aspiring writer's unique account of the devastating conflict. She emerges as a morally courageous critic of violence and war, as well as a deeply sensitive and astute observer of world affairs. We hear her thoughts about rationing, blackouts, the Soviet invasion of Finland, and the nature of evil, as well as of her personal heartbreaks, financial struggles, and trials as a mother and writer
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
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10556903
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1907-2002
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Lindgren, Astrid
Dewey number
809
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
LC call number
PT9875.L598
LC item number
Z46 2016
Literary form
non fiction
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1907-2002
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  • Death, Sarah
  • Nyman, Karin
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True
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  • Lindgren, Astrid
  • Authors, Swedish
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
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krigsdagbocker 1939-1945
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Label
War diaries 1939-1945 : Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945, Astrid Lindgren ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; with a foreword by Karin Nyman
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Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in 2015 as Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945 by Salikon Förlag, Sweden" -- Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780300220049
Lccn
2016952135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946481705
Label
War diaries 1939-1945 : Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945, Astrid Lindgren ; translated from the Swedish by Sarah Death ; with a foreword by Karin Nyman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published in 2015 as Krigsdagböcker 1939-1945 by Salikon Förlag, Sweden" -- Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
235 pages
Isbn
9780300220049
Lccn
2016952135
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)946481705

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