WorldCat Identities

Van der Post, Laurens

Overview
Works: 339 works in 1,302 publications in 11 languages and 24,250 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Anecdotes  Biographical fiction 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Commentator, Creator, Editor, Correspondent, Narrator
Classifications: PR9369.3.V33, 823
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Most widely held works by Laurens Van der Post
Jung and the story of our time by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

40 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and German and held by 1,708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart of the hunter by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

47 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and held by 1,544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Skildring af buskmænd i Kalahari-ørkenen
A view of all the Russias by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

54 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Report of 1962 visit to the U.S.S.R. Shorter version appeared in "Holiday" magazine
The lost world of the Kalahari by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

47 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein fesselnder Dokumentarbericht über Leben, Kultur und Mythen der Buschmänner. Ein Versuch der Sühne und Versöhnung. Es sind Kindheitserinnerungen, Geschichten aus dem Munde der Eltern und lückenhafte Berichte von Jägern, die im jungen van der Post den Plan legen, eine abgeschieden lebende Gruppe der Buschmänner aufzuspüren. Doch erst als Erwachsener findet er Muße und Mittel, den Jugendtraum zu verwirklichen. Begleitet von eingeborenen Helfern, dringt er in die südafrikanische Wüstensteppe der Kalahari ein
African cooking by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the foods and cooking of the nations of Africa and provides a great variety of African recipes
A story like the wind by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

39 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francois saves Xhabbo's life and is schooled in Bushman culture. Xhabba teaches him the methods needed to survive the violence of contemporary Africa
The dark eye in Africa by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

40 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race problems in Africa in the form of questions and answers, presented by a British resident of South Africa. Based on talks given at the C.L. Jung Institute and the Psychological Club of Zurich, March 1964
Testament to the Bushmen by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Swedish and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the Bushmen traditions and culture, looks at the routines of their daily life, and explains why their nomadic existence is threatened. Bibliog
A far-off place by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 873 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For Nonnie and Francois, both on the brink of adulthood, a thousand-mile trip across Africa's Kalahari Desert becomes a pilgrimage of self-discovery
The hunter and the whale; a tale of Africa by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

43 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra Sydafrika om menneskelig udholdenhed
Venture to the interior by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

46 editions published between 1951 and 1988 in 6 languages and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Buch befasst sich in Essays, Interviews und wissenschafts- geschichtlichen Dokumentationen mit den weitgehend verborgenen Sammlungsschätzen des Berliner Naturkundemuseums, insbesondere der historischen Arbeitsstelle, in der Nachlässe, Briefe, Diarien, Abbildungen und Loseblattsammlungen verwahrt werden. Der Blick der teils naturwissenschaftlichen, teils kulturwissenschaftlichen Autoren auf diese Objekte versucht sowohl den besonderen ästhetischen Reiz einzelner Objekte und Sammlungen als auch ihren museumsgeschichtlich wandelbaren Status zu begreifen. Agnieszka Pufelksa, Ulrich Moritz und Hanns Zischler haben den Band herausgegeben und sich dabei auf zahlreiche Mitarbeiter des Hauses sowie Autoren und Künstler außerhalb des Museums stützen können
A portrait of all the Russias by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

11 editions published in 1967 in English and Finnish and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mantis carol by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of Japan by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

12 editions published in 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First catch your eland by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nile by Eliot Elisofon( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a province, a novel by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

24 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

South African's friendship with a native wins his interest in the blackman's plight during the 1930's
A bar of shadow by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

31 editions published between 1954 and 1980 in English and German and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling om en brutal japansk sergeant, der er opsynsmand for en krigsfangelejr
The face beside the fire, a novel by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1985 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores human relationships, telling the story of the painter David Michaeljohn from Boyhood in South Africa to self-discovery
The voice of the thunder by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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A story like the wind
Alternative Names
Der Post, Laurens van

der Post, Laurens Van 1906-1996

DerPost, Laurens van 1906-1996

Laurens van der Post scrittore e esploratore sudafricano

Laurens van der Post südafrikanisch-britischer Schriftsteller

Laurens van der Post Zuid-Afrikaans auteur

Post, L. van der

Post, Laurens Jan van der 1906-1996

Post, Laurens van der

Post, Laurens van der 1906-

Post Laurens van der 1906-1996

Van der Post, Laurens.

Van der Post, Laurens 1906-1996

Van der Post, Laurens 1906-1996 Sir

Van der Post, Laurens, Sir, 1906-1996

Van der Post, Lorens 1906-1996

VanDerPost, Laurens 1906-1996

Ван дер Пост, Лоренс

Лауренс ван дер Пост

לורנס ון דר פוסט

ヴァン・デル・ポスト, L.

ヴァン・デル・ポスト, ローレンス

ヴァンダーポスト, ローレンズ

バン・デル・ポスト, ローレンス

ローレンス・ヴァン・デル・ポスト

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The heart of the hunterThe lost world of the KalahariA story like the windA far-off placeThe hunter and the whale; a tale of AfricaA mantis carolA walk with a white Bushman