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Larsen, Reif

Overview
Works: 25 works in 136 publications in 14 languages and 3,330 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Road fiction  Adventure stories  Novels  War stories  Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: PS3612.A773, 813.6
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Publications about Reif Larsen
Publications by Reif Larsen
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Most widely held works by Reif Larsen
The selected works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen( Book )
54 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
This brilliant, boundary-leaping debut novel traces 12-year-old genius map-maker T.S. Spivet's attempts to understand the ways of the world, taking T.S. on a journey from his family ranch just north of Divide, Montana, to the Smithsonian's hallowed halls
I am Radar by Reif Larsen( Book )
24 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,089 libraries worldwide
"In 1975, a black child named Radar Radmanovic is mysteriously born to white parents. Though Radar is raised in suburban New Jersey, his story rapidly becomes entangled with terrible events in Yugoslavia, Norway, Cambodia, the Congo, and beyond. Falling in with a secretive group of puppeteers and scientists--who stage experimental art for people suffering under war-time sieges-- Radar is forced to confront the true nature of his identity. In the wreckage of the twentieth century, the characters of I Am Radar hunt for what life and art can still be salvaged. During the civil wars of Yugoslavia, two brothers walk shockingly different paths: one into the rapacious paramilitary forces terrorizing the countryside, the other into the surreal world of besieged Belgrade. In arctic Norway, resistance schoolteachers steal radioactive material from a secret Nazi nuclear reactor to stage a dramatic art performance, with no witnesses. In the years before Cambodia's murderous Khmer Rouge regime, an expatriate French landowner adopts an abandoned native child and creates a lifelong scientific experiment of his new son's education. In the modern-day Congo, a disfigured literature professor assembles the world's largest library in the futile hope that the books will cement a peace in the war-torn country. All of these stories are united in the New Jersey Meadowlands, where a radio operator named Radar struggles with a horrible medical affliction, a set of hapless parents, and--only now, as an adult--all too ordinary white skin"--
I am Radar by Reif Larsen( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 181 libraries worldwide
In 1975, a black child named Radar Radmanovic is mysteriously born to white parents. Though Radar is raised in suburban New Jersey, his story rapidly becomes entangled with terrible events in Yugoslavia, Norway, Cambodia, the Congo, and beyond. Falling in with a secretive group of puppeteers and scientists--who stage experimental art for people suffering under war-time sieges--Radar is forced to confront the true nature of his identity
The young & prodigious T.S. Spivet by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( visu )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Het 10-jarige wonderkind T.S. Spivet verlaat zijn ouderlijk huis in Montana om aan een lange reis door de Verenigde Staten te beginnen naar het gerenommeerde Smithsonian Institution waar hij een prijs voor een uitvinding in ontvangst mag nemen
De verzamelde werken van T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Een 12-jarig wonderkind dat de wereld obsessief probeert te ordenen in kaarten en schema's, krijgt tijdens een treinreis steeds meer inzicht in zichzelf
The young and prodigious T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen( Book )
10 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
T.S. Spivet is a 12 year old genius mapmaker who lives on a ranch with his odd family. T.S. makes sense of it all by drawing beautiful, meticulous maps kept in innumerable colour-coded notebooks. The Smithsonian Institution agrees he is brilliant, but when he receives news that he has won a scientific prize no one suspects he is 12
Die Karte meiner Träume by Jean-Pierre Jeunet( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
The selected works of T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 14 libraries worldwide
When twelve-year-old cartography genius T.S. Spivet receives a prestigious award, he leaves his quiet ranch home in Montana for Washington, D.C., and he learns more about himself and the world around him on his journey
Die Rettung des Horizonts Roman by Reif Larsen( Book )
3 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Während eines Stromausfalls wird Radar als schwarzes Kind weisser Eltern geboren. Strom ist es auch, der ihn später von seiner Hautfarbe äheiltä. Radars Leben verläuft ungewöhnlich, eine eigenartige Puppenspieler-Gruppe und ihr physikalisches Experiment schicken ihn auf eine unglaubliche Reise
Le mappe dei miei sogni by Reif Larsen( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Italian and held by 7 libraries worldwide
L'extravagant voyage du jeune et prodigieux T.S. Spivet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
T.S. Spivet est un enfant surdoué de douze ans, passionné par la cartographie et les inventions scientifiques. Lorsqu'il reçoit un appel du Musée Smithsonian de Washington lui annonçant qu'il est le lauréat d'un prestigieux prix de science grâce à son projet de machine à mouvement perpétuel, le jeune prodige décide de quitter sa famille et son ranch du Montana pour rejoindre, seul, la capitale américaine et recevoir sa récompense. Muni de son petit matériel scientifique et des mémoires de son arrière-arrière-grand-mère, il s'embarque à l’insu de tous dans un train de marchandises. Mais personne là-bas n'imagine que le gagnant du prix Baird n'est qu'un enfant. (www.telerama.fr)
L'extravagant voyage du jeune et prodigieux T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen( file )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The puppet by Reif Larsen( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Udvalgte værker af T.S. Spivet : vest, rejsen, øst by Reif Larsen( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in Danish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
I am Radar by Reif Larsen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
In 1975, a black child named Radar Radmanovic is mysteriously born to white parents. Though Radar is raised in suburban New Jersey, his story rapidly becomes entangled with terrible events in Yugoslavia, Norway, Cambodia, the Congo, and beyond. Falling in with a secretive group of puppeteers and scientists--who stage experimental art for people suffering under war-time sieges--Radar is forced to confront the true nature of his identity
Valda verk av T.S. Spivet by Reif Larsen( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2010 in Swedish and held by 1 library worldwide
This is not what I came here for by Reif Larsen( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Izabrani radovi T.V. Spiveta : roman by Reif Larsen( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Serbian and held by 1 library worldwide
This brilliant, boundary-leaping debut novel traces 12-year-old genius map-maker T.S. Spivet's attempts to understand the ways of the world, taking T.S. on a journey from his family ranch just north of Divide, Montana, to the Smithsonian's hallowed halls
 
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Reif Larsen Amerikaans schrijver
Reif Larsen amerikansk författare
Reif Larsen amerikansk skribent
Reif Larsen écrivain américain
Reif Larsen US-amerikanischer Autor
Reif Larsen Writer
לארסן, רייף
라슨, 레이프 1980-
ラーセン, ライフ
雷夫·拉森
Languages
English (82)
German (12)
French (11)
Dutch (6)
Spanish (4)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Swedish (2)
Polish (2)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Serbian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Czech (1)
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