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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 outcasted and imprisoned during Communist rule to become the last president of Czechoslovakia, the first president of the newly democratic Czech Republic and a human-rights activist
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zantovsky, Michael
Dewey number
943.704/3092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DB2241.H38
LC item number
Z36 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Havel, Vaclav
  • Presidents
  • Dissenters
  • Dramatists, Czech
Label
Havel : a life, Michael Zantovsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-527) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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 -- Scoundren 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 -- The 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 leaves of plates
Isbn
9780802123152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Havel : a life, Michael Zantovsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 521-527) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
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 -- Scoundren 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 -- The 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 leaves of plates
Isbn
9780802123152
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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