A man called Ove : a novel / Fredrik Backman ; [translation by Henning Koch]
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- 70 of 103 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
- 2 of 2 copies available at Greenwood Public Library.
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- ISBN: 9781476738024
- ISBN: 1476738025
- Physical Description: 337 pages ; 21 cm
- Edition: First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York, New York : Washington Square Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, Inc., 
Originally published in Swedish in 2014 as En man som heter Ove.
Includes excerpt from the author's book: Britt-Marie was Here (pages -).
"Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter neighbor from hell." But behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove's mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents' association to their very foundations" -- from publisher's web site.
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