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  • 67 of 101 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Greenwood Public Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Backman (Text) 36626104176789 2nd Floor Adult Fiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood FICTION Backman (Text) 36626104176797 2nd Floor Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1501160834
  • ISBN: 9781501160837
  • Physical Description: 341 pages ; 24 cm
    print
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note: Translated from the Swedish.
"Originally published in Sweden in 2019 as: Folk med ångest."--title page verso.
Summary, etc.: "Viewing an apartment normally doesn't turn into a life-or-death situation, but this particular open house becomes just that: a failed bank robber bursts in and takes everyone in the apartment hostage. As police surround the premises and television channels broadcast the hostage situation live, the eight strangers begin opening up to one another. Before long, the robber must decide which is the more terrifying prospect: going out to face the police, or staying in the apartment with this group of impossible people."--
Taken hostage by a failed bank robber while attending an open house, eight anxiety-prone strangers--including a redemption-seeking bank director, two couples who would fix their marriages, and a plucky octogenarian--discover their unexpected common traits.
Language Note:
Translated from the Swedish.
Subject: FICTION / Friendship
FICTION / Humorous / General
FICTION / Literary
Sweden Fiction
Real estate agents Fiction
Married people Fiction
Hostages Fiction
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Psychological fiction.
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