A Man Called Ove : a novel Kendallville Adult Book Club Kit 19 / Fredrik Backman ; translation by Henning Koch.
https://youtu.be/YlsJaDKlROQ - Book trailer
- 1 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.
1 current hold with 2 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch||ADULT BOOK KIT19 FIC BAC 10BKS (Text)||37516002019829||Adult Book Club Kit-10 Bks||Available||-|
|Osgood PL - Milan Branch||FIC BAC (Text)||39692000827534||Fiction Area||In transit||-|
- Physical Description: 337 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
- Publisher: New York : Atria Books ; 2014.
|General Note:|| Kit contains 10 books.
Editions may vary, but most editions are Atria Books, 337 pg.
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.
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