The Right to a Father (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
144
Utgivningsdatum
2018-07-17
Förlag
International Polar Institute Press
Översättare
Susan Stanley
Medarbetare
Bang, Pia Christensen
Illustrationer
29 illus. (11 colour)
Dimensioner
190 x 139 x 12 mm
Vikt
204 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780996748032
The Right to a Father (häftad)

The Right to a Father

The Letters of Anne Sofie Hardenberg

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In the '40s and '50s many men from Denmark traveled to Greenland to work. Here they met Greenlandic women-which more than once resulted in pregnancies. Many of these men then returned to Denmark, which meant that the children grew up as illegitimate children without even knowing their fathers. One of these children was Anne Sofie Hardenberg, who was teased all through her childhood for having a Danish father-and an absent one at that. By the age of 17 she gathered the courage to write to her father. To her surprise he was very glad to hear from her, and wished to make her a part of his family. Unluckily they only got three weeks together-then he died in a car accident... This book is Anne Sofie's memoir accompanied by photos and letters between her and her Danish family. Today, still, there is a problem with the legal rights of this generation of "fatherless" children.
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ANNE SOFIE HARDENBERG originally trained as a bank clerk but has in recent years made her great interest for and knowledge about Greenlandic ingredients into her main occupation. She is a writer of the recipe book Igaassat - Recipes, Atuakkiorfik, 2007, which came in 3rd in an international competition for cookbooks. The same year, she was appointed Greenland's ambassador for New Nordic Food and in 2008 she started the company Kvann LLC with three partners in Denmark. PIA CHRISTENSEN BANG is trained as a journalist and has lived and worked in Greenland for a number of years. From 2005-2007 she was employed as news director in KNR, Greenland Radio, and from 2008 onwards, she was communication director for Air Greenland. She has previously written the book Tough Women, containing seven biographies of Greenlandic women, milik publishing, 2007. SUSAN STANLEY is a Danish citizen that is fluent in Danish, English, German, Norwegian and Swedish and currently lives in Massachusetts.