The Resource A fortune foretold : a novel, Agneta Pleijel ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy

A fortune foretold : a novel, Agneta Pleijel ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy

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A fortune foretold : a novel
Title
A fortune foretold
Title remainder
a novel
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Agneta Pleijel ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
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  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
"The story takes place in the 1950s in the suburbs of Stockholm, in the university town of Lund, and the United States. Neta's childhood is dominated by geographical movements. She reads -- words give form to the vagueness of existence -- and is often busy thinking about the female sex, family, and the stupendous diversity of people in the world. Her dad, a mathematician, and her mom, a musician, are very different from each other. They are in constant conflict, but she loves them both. Slowly she realizes that she's grown up in a lie. She must carefully tread through the war zone that her parents' marriage is increasingly turning into"--
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Title
A fortune foretold
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Summary
In the 1950s suburbs of Stockholm, young Neta, caught in the middle of her parents' turbulent marriage, realizes she has grown up in a lie as she anxiously waits for a prophecy received by her beloved aunt to be fulfilled
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10566092
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
839.73/74
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Agneta Pleijel ; translated by Marlaine Delargy
A fortune foretold : a novel, Agneta Pleijel ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
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A fortune foretold : a novel, Agneta Pleijel ; translated from the Swedish by Marlaine Delargy
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Swedish as Spådomen by Norstedts, Stockholm, in 2015"--Title page verso
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn966436266
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Dimensions
21 cm
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Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781590518304
Lccn
2016041050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)966436266

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