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The Resource A slip of the keyboard : collected nonfiction, Terry Pratchett

A slip of the keyboard : collected nonfiction, Terry Pratchett

Label
A slip of the keyboard : collected nonfiction
Title
A slip of the keyboard
Title remainder
collected nonfiction
Statement of responsibility
Terry Pratchett
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A collection of essays and other non fiction from Terry Pratchett, spanning the whole of his writing career from his early years to the present day. Terry Pratchett has earned a place in the hearts of readers the world over with his bestselling Discworld series -- but in recent years he has become equally well-known and respected as an outspoken campaigner for causes including Alzheimer's research and animal rights. A Slip of the Keyboard brings together for the first time the finest examples of Pratchett's non fiction writing, both serious and surreal: from musings on mushrooms to what it means to be a writer (and why banana daiquiris are so important); from memories of Granny Pratchett to speculation about Gandalf's love life, and passionate defences of the causes dear to him. With all the humour and humanity that have made his novels so enduringly popular, this collection brings Pratchett out from behind the scenes of the Discworld to speak for himself -- man and boy, bibliophile and computer geek, champion of hats, orangutans and Dignity in Dying. Snuff was the bestselling adult hardcover novel of 2011. A Blink of the Screen, Terry's short fiction collection, was also one of the bestselling hardcovers of 2012"--
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Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10359064
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pratchett, Terry
Dewey number
824/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6066.R34
LC item number
S58 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • HUMOR / Form / Essays
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Literary
  • HEALTH & FITNESS / Diseases / Alzheimer's & Dementia
  • English essays
  • English wit and humor
  • Nichtfiktionale Prosa
  • Englisch
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
collected nonfiction
Label
A slip of the keyboard : collected nonfiction, Terry Pratchett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Brewer's boy
  • (2008)
  • Taxworld
  • (2009)
  • Point me to heaven when the final chapter comes
  • (2009)
  • The Richard Dimbleby Lecture : shaking hands with death
  • (2010)
  • At last we have real compassion in assisted-dying guidelines
  • (2010)
  • Assisted dying : it's time the government gave us the right to end our lives
  • (1999)
  • (2011)
  • Death knocked and we let him in
  • (2011)
  • A week in the death of Terry Pratchett
  • (2011)
  • And finally-- . Terry Pratchett's wild unattached footnotes to life
  • (1990)
  • Paperback writer
  • (2003)
  • Advice to booksellers
  • (1999)
  • No worries
  • (1998)
  • Conventional wisdom
  • (2011)
  • A scribbling intruder. Thought progress
  • Straight from the heart, via the groin
  • (2004)
  • Discworld turns 21
  • (2004)
  • Kevins
  • (1993)
  • Wyrd ideas
  • (1999)
  • Notes from a successful fantasy author : keep it real
  • (2007)
  • (1989)
  • Whose fantasy are you?
  • (1991)
  • Why Gandalf never married
  • (1985)
  • Roots of fantasy
  • (1989)
  • Elves were bastards
  • (1992)
  • Let there be dragons
  • (1993)
  • Palmtop
  • Magic kingdoms
  • (1999)
  • Cult classic
  • (2001)
  • Neil Gaiman : amazing master conjuror
  • (2002)
  • 2001 Carnegie Medal Award speech
  • (2002)
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award speech for "Nation"
  • (2009)
  • (1993)
  • Watching "Nation"
  • (2009)
  • Doctor Who?
  • (2001)
  • A word about hats
  • (2001)
  • A twit and a dreamer. The big store
  • (2002)
  • Roundhead wood, forty green
  • (1996)
  • The choice word
  • A star pupil
  • (2011)
  • On Granny Pratchett
  • (2004)
  • Tales of wonder and of porn
  • (2004)
  • Letter to Vector
  • (1963)
  • Writer's choice
  • (2004)
  • (2000)
  • Introduction to Roy Lewis's The Evolution Man
  • (1989)
  • The king and I, or, How the bottom has dropped out of the wise man business
  • (1970)
  • Honey, these bees had a heart of gold
  • (1976)
  • That sounds fungi, it must be the dawn chorus
  • (1976)
  • Introduction to The Leaky Establishment by David Langford
  • (2001)
  • How to be a professional boxer
  • The meaning of my Christmas
  • (1997)
  • Alien Christmas
  • (1987)
  • 2001 : the vision and the reality
  • (2000)
  • The God moment
  • (2008)
  • A genuine absent-minded professor
  • (2010)
  • (2005)
  • Saturdays
  • (2011)
  • Days of rage.
  • On excellence in schools. Education : what it means to you
  • (1997)
  • The orangutans are dying
  • (2000)
  • The NHS is seriously injured
  • (2008)
  • I'm slipping away a bit at a time ... and all I can do is watch it happen
Control code
ocn881387221
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First United States Edition.
Extent
xvii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780385538305
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014011949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)881387221
Label
A slip of the keyboard : collected nonfiction, Terry Pratchett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Brewer's boy
  • (2008)
  • Taxworld
  • (2009)
  • Point me to heaven when the final chapter comes
  • (2009)
  • The Richard Dimbleby Lecture : shaking hands with death
  • (2010)
  • At last we have real compassion in assisted-dying guidelines
  • (2010)
  • Assisted dying : it's time the government gave us the right to end our lives
  • (1999)
  • (2011)
  • Death knocked and we let him in
  • (2011)
  • A week in the death of Terry Pratchett
  • (2011)
  • And finally-- . Terry Pratchett's wild unattached footnotes to life
  • (1990)
  • Paperback writer
  • (2003)
  • Advice to booksellers
  • (1999)
  • No worries
  • (1998)
  • Conventional wisdom
  • (2011)
  • A scribbling intruder. Thought progress
  • Straight from the heart, via the groin
  • (2004)
  • Discworld turns 21
  • (2004)
  • Kevins
  • (1993)
  • Wyrd ideas
  • (1999)
  • Notes from a successful fantasy author : keep it real
  • (2007)
  • (1989)
  • Whose fantasy are you?
  • (1991)
  • Why Gandalf never married
  • (1985)
  • Roots of fantasy
  • (1989)
  • Elves were bastards
  • (1992)
  • Let there be dragons
  • (1993)
  • Palmtop
  • Magic kingdoms
  • (1999)
  • Cult classic
  • (2001)
  • Neil Gaiman : amazing master conjuror
  • (2002)
  • 2001 Carnegie Medal Award speech
  • (2002)
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award speech for "Nation"
  • (2009)
  • (1993)
  • Watching "Nation"
  • (2009)
  • Doctor Who?
  • (2001)
  • A word about hats
  • (2001)
  • A twit and a dreamer. The big store
  • (2002)
  • Roundhead wood, forty green
  • (1996)
  • The choice word
  • A star pupil
  • (2011)
  • On Granny Pratchett
  • (2004)
  • Tales of wonder and of porn
  • (2004)
  • Letter to Vector
  • (1963)
  • Writer's choice
  • (2004)
  • (2000)
  • Introduction to Roy Lewis's The Evolution Man
  • (1989)
  • The king and I, or, How the bottom has dropped out of the wise man business
  • (1970)
  • Honey, these bees had a heart of gold
  • (1976)
  • That sounds fungi, it must be the dawn chorus
  • (1976)
  • Introduction to The Leaky Establishment by David Langford
  • (2001)
  • How to be a professional boxer
  • The meaning of my Christmas
  • (1997)
  • Alien Christmas
  • (1987)
  • 2001 : the vision and the reality
  • (2000)
  • The God moment
  • (2008)
  • A genuine absent-minded professor
  • (2010)
  • (2005)
  • Saturdays
  • (2011)
  • Days of rage.
  • On excellence in schools. Education : what it means to you
  • (1997)
  • The orangutans are dying
  • (2000)
  • The NHS is seriously injured
  • (2008)
  • I'm slipping away a bit at a time ... and all I can do is watch it happen
Control code
ocn881387221
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First United States Edition.
Extent
xvii, 307 pages
Isbn
9780385538305
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014011949
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)881387221

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