The Resource Astrid Lindgren : the woman behind Pippi Longstocking, Jens Andersen ; translated by Caroline Waight

Astrid Lindgren : the woman behind Pippi Longstocking, Jens Andersen ; translated by Caroline Waight

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Astrid Lindgren : the woman behind Pippi Longstocking
Title
Astrid Lindgren
Title remainder
the woman behind Pippi Longstocking
Statement of responsibility
Jens Andersen ; translated by Caroline Waight
Creator
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Author
Translator
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
The first English-language biography of Astrid Lindgren provides a moving and revealing portrait of the beloved Scandinavian literary icon whose adventures of Pippi Longstocking have influenced generations of young readers all over the world. Lindgren's sometimes turbulent life as an unwed teenage mother, outspoken advocate for the rights of women and children, and celebrated editor and author is chronicled in fascinating detail by Jens Andersen, one of Denmark's most popular biographers. Based on extensive research and access to primary sources and letters, this highly readable account describes Lindgren's battles with depression and her personal struggles through war, poverty, motherhood, and fame. Andersen examines the writer's oeuvre as well to uncover the secrets to the books' universal appeal and why they have resonated so strongly with young readers for more than seventy years
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1955-
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Andersen, Jens
Dewey number
839.73
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Waight, Caroline
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lindgren, Astrid
  • Authors, Swedish
Target audience
adult
Label
Astrid Lindgren : the woman behind Pippi Longstocking, Jens Andersen ; translated by Caroline Waight
Instantiates
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Bibliography note
Contains bibliographical references (page 329-334) and index
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
Extent
343 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780300226102
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 423785
  • (HPL)279325
  • 423785
Label
Astrid Lindgren : the woman behind Pippi Longstocking, Jens Andersen ; translated by Caroline Waight
Publication
Bibliography note
Contains bibliographical references (page 329-334) and index
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
Extent
343 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780300226102
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 423785
  • (HPL)279325
  • 423785

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