The Resource Stieg Larsson : our days in Stockholm : a memoir of a friendship, by Kurdo Baksi ; [translation by Laurie Thompson]

Stieg Larsson : our days in Stockholm : a memoir of a friendship, by Kurdo Baksi ; [translation by Laurie Thompson]

Label
Stieg Larsson : our days in Stockholm : a memoir of a friendship
Title
Stieg Larsson
Title remainder
our days in Stockholm : a memoir of a friendship
Statement of responsibility
by Kurdo Baksi ; [translation by Laurie Thompson]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
An intimate memoir that provides a unique perspective on the life and legacy of Stieg Larsson, author of The Millennium Trilogy, and untiring crusader for democracy and equality, who died at the age of fifty in 2004. "He was both a dream and a nightmare to work with. He was not only involved in the struggle against intolerance, he was obsessed with it" are the words used to describe the now world famous author Stieg Larsson by his friend and close colleague, Kurdo Baksi, who himself was a prominent character in The Millennium Trilogy. During Larsson's career as a journalist he was a crucial figure in the battle against racism and for democracy in Sweden as one of the founders of the anti fascist magazine Expo. The author first met Larsson in 1992, triggering an intense friendship and a fruitful, but challenging, working relationship. In this candid memoir, the author answers the questions a multitude of Larsson's fans have already asked about his childhood, the recurring death threats, his insomnia, his vices, and his feminism, so evident in his books, as well as his own personal dogma. What was he like as an individual and author? Who provided the inspiration for his now immortal characters (Baksi is one of the few who appears in the trilogy as himself), and of course, who was Lisbeth Salander?
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1965-
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Baksi, Kurdo
Dewey number
839.738
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Min vän Stieg Larsson. Originally published in Swedish as: My Friend Stieg Larsson
LC call number
PT9876.22.A6933
LC item number
Z78413 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
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Thompson, Laurie
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  • Larsson, Stieg
  • Authors, Swedish
  • Journalists
  • Larsson, Stieg
  • Authors, Swedish
  • Journalists
  • Sweden
  • Larsson, Stieg
  • Swedish novelists
  • Journalists
  • Svenska författare
Label
Stieg Larsson : our days in Stockholm : a memoir of a friendship, by Kurdo Baksi ; [translation by Laurie Thompson]
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The end and a beginning -- The first conversation -- Expo : blowing the whistle on extremism -- Stieg as colleague and journalist -- Living under threat -- The infiltrator -- The sleepless warrior -- The feminist compromise -- The anti-racist as crime novelist -- Successes and setbacks -- Farewell
Edition
1st Pegasus books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (143 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035907312
Label
Stieg Larsson : our days in Stockholm : a memoir of a friendship, by Kurdo Baksi ; [translation by Laurie Thompson]
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The end and a beginning -- The first conversation -- Expo : blowing the whistle on extremism -- Stieg as colleague and journalist -- Living under threat -- The infiltrator -- The sleepless warrior -- The feminist compromise -- The anti-racist as crime novelist -- Successes and setbacks -- Farewell
Edition
1st Pegasus books ed.
Extent
1 online resource (143 pages)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1035907312

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