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Van der Post, Laurens

Overview
Works: 350 works in 1,718 publications in 13 languages and 28,212 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Pictorial works  Folklore  Biography  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Cookbooks  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  War films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Other, Narrator, Commentator, Editor, Creator, Correspondent
Classifications: PR9369.3.V33, 823
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The lost world of the Kalahari by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

150 editions published between 1958 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the author's search for the vanishing Bushmen of South Africa
Jung and the story of our time by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

44 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 1,701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

62 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and held by 1,552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A continuation of the story begun in The lost world of the Kalahari
A view of all the Russias by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

69 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

97 editions published between 1951 and 1995 in 5 languages and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventure, discovery, and tragedy teem in this account into the sinister, primeval heights of Mount Mlanje and the cloud walled uplands of Myika
African cooking by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 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 )

42 editions published between 1972 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,070 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 )

43 editions published between 1955 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 929 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
The seed and the sower by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

60 editions published between 1963 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What follows is the story of two British officers whose spirit the Japanese try to break. Yet out of all the violence and misery strange bonds are forged between prisoners - and their gaolers. In a battle for survival that becomes a battle of contrasting wills and philosophies as the intensity of the men's relationships develop
Testament to the Bushmen by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

15 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and Swedish and held by 903 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
Flamingo feather by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

75 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A far-off place by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

35 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 864 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 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra Sydafrika om menneskelig udholdenhed
A portrait of all the Russias by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

12 editions published in 1967 in English and Finnish and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sir Laurens Jan van der Post, CBE (13 December 1906 ? 16 December 1996) was a 20th-century Afrikaner author, farmer, war hero, political adviser to British heads of government, close friend of Prince Charles, godfather of Prince William, educator, journalist, humanitarian, philosopher, explorer and conservationist."--Wikipedia
A mantis carol by Laurens Van der Post( Book )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 551 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 529 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 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nile by Eliot Elisofon( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

28 editions published between 1934 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 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 )

33 editions published between 1954 and 1980 in English and German and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fortælling om en brutal japansk sergeant, der er opsynsmand for en krigsfangelejr
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The lost world of the Kalahari
Alternative Names
Der Post, Laurens van

der Post, Laurens Van 1906-1996

DerPost, Laurens van 1906-1996

Laurens van der Post escritor sudafricano

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

לורנס ון דר פוסט סופר דרום אפריקאי

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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Jung and the story of our timeThe heart of the hunterA story like the windThe seed and the sowerFlamingo featherA far-off placeThe hunter and the whale; a tale of AfricaA mantis carol