The Resource Havel : a life, Michael Zantovsky

Havel : a life, Michael Zantovsky

Label
Havel : a life
Title
Havel
Title remainder
a life
Statement of responsibility
Michael Zantovsky
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the life of a man who rose from being an outcast and prisoner during Communist rule to becoming the last president of Czechoslovakia, the first president of the newly democratic Czech Republic and a human-rights activist
Summary
Examines the life of a man who rose from being an outcast and prisoner during Communist rule to becoming the last president of Czechoslovakia, the first president of the newly democratic Czech Republic and a human-rights activist
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10381331
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Žantovský, Michael
Dewey number
943.704/3092
Illustrations
plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Havel, Václav
  • Presidents
  • Dissenters
  • Dramatists, Czech
  • Havel, Václav
  • Dissenters
  • Dramatists, Czech
  • Presidents
  • Czech Republic
  • Czechoslovakia
Target audience
adult
Label
Havel : a life, Michael Zantovsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-527) 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
Contents
Prologue -- 18 December 2011, a dark cold day -- Born with a silver spoon -- Portrait of the artist as a very young man -- The silver wind -- Good soldier Havel -- Olga -- The apprentice -- The garden party -- The sixties -- A private school of politics -- The memorandum -- The gathering storm -- Scoundrel times -- Mountain hotel -- Roll out the barrels -- The beggar's opera -- It's only rock 'n' roll -- The charter -- The mistake -- The greengrocer revolt -- The empire strikes back -- The trial -- Dear Olga -- Free at last -- The praise of folly -- The battle for Wenceslas Square -- That velvet thing -- The fog of revolution -- The road to the castle -- The bag of fleas -- The president of rock 'n' roll -- First we take Manhattan -- Then we'll take the Kremlin -- The innocents abroad -- Making the fish -- The end of Czechoslovakia -- Waiting as a state of hope -- The bonfire of scruples -- In search of allies -- Back to Europe -- The yin and the yang -- Between life and death -- The ugly mood -- Farewell to arms -- Paroled -- Leaving
Control code
ocn871211456
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 543 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802123152
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)871211456
Label
Havel : a life, Michael Zantovsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-527) 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
Contents
Prologue -- 18 December 2011, a dark cold day -- Born with a silver spoon -- Portrait of the artist as a very young man -- The silver wind -- Good soldier Havel -- Olga -- The apprentice -- The garden party -- The sixties -- A private school of politics -- The memorandum -- The gathering storm -- Scoundrel times -- Mountain hotel -- Roll out the barrels -- The beggar's opera -- It's only rock 'n' roll -- The charter -- The mistake -- The greengrocer revolt -- The empire strikes back -- The trial -- Dear Olga -- Free at last -- The praise of folly -- The battle for Wenceslas Square -- That velvet thing -- The fog of revolution -- The road to the castle -- The bag of fleas -- The president of rock 'n' roll -- First we take Manhattan -- Then we'll take the Kremlin -- The innocents abroad -- Making the fish -- The end of Czechoslovakia -- Waiting as a state of hope -- The bonfire of scruples -- In search of allies -- Back to Europe -- The yin and the yang -- Between life and death -- The ugly mood -- Farewell to arms -- Paroled -- Leaving
Control code
ocn871211456
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 543 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780802123152
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)871211456

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