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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
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
A heartwarming debut about 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 . . . Meet Doris, a 96-year-old woman living alone in her Stockholm apartment. She has few visitors, but her weekly Skype calls with Jenny--her American grandniece, and her only relative--give her great joy and remind her of her own youth. 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 shehelp 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? A charming novel that prompts reflection on the stories we all should carry to the next generation, and the surprises in life that can await even the oldest among us, The Red Address Book introduces Sofia Lundberg as a wise--and irresistible--storyteller
Cataloging source
DLC
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1974-
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Lundberg, Sofia
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Menzies, Alice
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  • Older women
  • Reminiscing in old age
Label
The red address book, Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published in Sweden in 2017 as Den röda adressboken by Forum
Control code
on1016644620
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9781328473011
Lccn
2018001420
Label
The red address book, Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies
Publication
Note
First published in Sweden in 2017 as Den röda adressboken by Forum
Control code
on1016644620
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
290 pages
Isbn
9781328473011
Lccn
2018001420

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