The Resource The red address book, Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies

The red address book, Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies

Label
The red address book
Title
The red address book
Statement of responsibility
Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
The global fiction sensation - publishing in 32 countries around the world - that follows 96-year-old Doris, who writes down the memories of her eventful life as she pages through her decades-old address book. But the most profound moment of her life is still to come. When Doris was a girl, she was given an address book by her father, and ever since she has carefully documented everyone she met and loved throughout the years. Looking through the little book now, Doris sees the many crossed-out names of people long gone and is struck by the urge to put pen to paper. In writing down the stories of her colorful past - working as a maid in Sweden, modelling in Paris during the 30s, fleeing to Manhattan at the dawn of the Second World War - can she help Jenny, haunted by a difficult childhood, unlock the secrets of their family and finally look to the future? And whatever became of Allan, the love of Doris's life?
Member of
Summary
Living alone in her Stockholm apartment, a 96-year-old woman reminisces through the pages of a long-kept address book before starting to write down stories from her past, unlocking family secrets in unexpectedly beneficial ways
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
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10748843
Cataloging source
DLC
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1974-
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Lundberg, Sofia
Dewey number
839.73/8
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Swedish
LC call number
PT9877.22.U535
LC item number
R6313 2019b
Literary form
fiction
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Menzies, Alice
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True
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  • Family secrets
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Older women
  • Reminiscing in old age
Target audience
adult
Label
The red address book, Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064435442
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
431 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861506
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2018054052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
The red address book, Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000064435442
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
431 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432861506
Isbn Type
(hardcover : large print)
Lccn
2018054052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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