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Thomson, Ian 1961-

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Works: 13 works in 68 publications in 5 languages and 2,676 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Biography  Pictorial works  Guidebooks 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR6013.R44, 972.9206
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Most widely held works by Ian Thomson
The dead yard : a story of modern Jamaica by Ian Thomson( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 880 libraries worldwide
Details the most famous aspects of Jamaica, the music and its culture, as well as the Island's history, including the slave trade operated by Britain. Since independence in 1962, Jamaica has acquired a twin image as a resort-style travel Eden and as a new kind of Hell, presided over by drug lords. In seeking to answer the question of what lies between, the author talked with Jamaicans who are trying to make a difference: writers, priests, and musicians
Primo levi : a life by Ian Thomson( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 843 libraries worldwide
A profile of the author examines his daily experiences, discussing the impact of such factors as Mussolini's regime, Auschwitz, his difficult reintegration into postwar Italy, and his struggles with depression and insomnia
Articles of faith : the collected Tablet journalism of Graham Greene by Graham Greene( Book )
7 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
Haiti by Bruce Gilden( Book )
10 editions published in 1996 in 5 languages and held by 192 libraries worldwide
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Bonjour blanc : a journey through Haiti by Ian Thomson( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The dead yard : tales of modern Jamaica by Ian Thomson( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Nikko Amandonico's la pizza : the true story from Naples by Nikko Amandonico( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
Southern Italy by Ian Thomson( Book )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
The third man, and, The fallen idol by Graham Greene( Book )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
These are the original versions of the author's stories which were made into films
La pizza : the true story from Naples by Nikko Amandonico( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Tales of modern Jamaica by Ian Thomson( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Jamaica used to be the source of much of Britain's wealth, an island where slaves grew sugar and the money flowed out in vast quantities. Since independence in 1962, it has gradually become a society where extreme violence has become ordinary and gangs control the areas where most Jamaicans live. This book explores a country of lost promise
Primo Levi by Ian Thomson( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"El 11 de abril de 1987 el escritor italiano Primo Levi encontraba la muerte en su casa natal. Más de cuarenta años después de haber sido rescatado de un campo de concentración nazi, parecía que Levi se había suicidado. El relato de Levi sobre Auschwitz, Si esto es un hombre, ha sido reconocido como uno de los libros esenciales de la Humanidad. Ninguna obra interroga nuestra reciente historia moral de manera tan incisiva, ni transmite más profundamente el horror del genocidio nazi. Escrito con la urgencia especial de dejar un testimonio, el libro situó a Primo Levi entre los autores más importantes de nuestro tiempo. Ian Thomson ha pasado más de diez años en Italia, y en muchos otros lugares, investigando y escribiendo esta portentosa, brillante y definitiva biografía." --Contratapa
"Bonjour Blanc" a journey through Haiti by Ian Thomson( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Haiti has a reputation for being exotic, unpredictable and has a chaotic political history. This book gives an insight into an extraordinary culture, with its incredible poverty and strong belief in voodoo
 
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English (59)
Spanish (4)
German (2)
French (1)
Dutch (1)
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