"There Are Things I Want You to Know" About Stieg Larsson and Me

"There Are Things I Want You to Know" About Stieg Larsson and Me

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Here is the real inside story--not the one about the Stieg Larsson phenomenon, but rather the love story of a man and a woman whose lives came to be guided by politics and love, coffee and activism, writing and friendship. Only one person knows that story well enough to tell it with authority. Eva and Stieg shared everything, starting when they were both eighteen until his untimely death 32 years later. Here, Eva accepts the daunting challenge of telling the story of their shared life, steeped in love and sharpened in the struggle for justice and human rights. She chooses to tell it in short, spare, lyrical chapters, like snapshots, the inside account of how he wrote, why he wrote, who the sources were for Lisbeth and his other characters--graciously answering Stieg's readers' most pressing questions--and at the same time telling us about love and loss, death, betrayal, and the mistreatment of women.--From publisher description.
Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, [2011], ©2011
Edition: First English language edition
ISBN: 9781609803636
1609803639
Branch Call Number: 921 Larss
Description: xi, 211 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 23 cm

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