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A man called Ove : a novel / Fredrik Backman ; [translation by Henning Koch]

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author. (Author). Koch, Henning, 1962- translator. (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 20 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

20 current holds with 20 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Attica Public Library - Attica F BACKMAN, FREDRIK (Text) 74231000114111 Adult Fiction In transit -
Benton County Public Library - Fowler F BAC (Text) 34044000907160 ADULT FICTION Checked out 12/19/2016
Boswell Grant Township Public Library - Boswell FIC BAC (Text) 38144000363350 Fiction Checked out 12/13/2016
Brazil Public Library - Brazil BACKMAN (Text) 38160000666337 Second Floor, Fiction Checked out 12/29/2016
Butler Public Library - Butler FIC BACKMA (Text) 73174005028181 Adult: Fiction In transit -
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County - Angola FIC BACKMAN (Text) 33118000171504 Adult: General Fiction Checked out 01/03/2017
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville F Bac (Text) 32604000221460 DCTPLD AD Fiction In transit -
Greenwood Public Library - Greenwood BAC (Text) 36626103755633 New Fiction Checked out 12/19/2016
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville FIC BAC (Text) 37516002020034 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/19/2016
Kendallville Public Library - Kendallville FIC BAC (Text) 37516002022540 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/12/2016
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  • ISBN: 9781476738024 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1476738025 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in Swedish as En man som heter Ove: Stockholm : Forum, 2012. This translation originally published: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2014.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Older men > Fiction.
Neighbors > Fiction.
Neighborhoods > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction
Friendship > Fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.

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