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

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author. (Author). Koch, Henning, 1962- translator. (Added Author).
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  • 5 of 37 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

25 current holds with 37 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur FIC BACKMAN MAN (Text) 34207001979492 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/31/2016
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria F BAC (Text) 37521530504382 AMPL Adult Fiction On holds shelf -
Aubbee Library FIC BAC (Text) 33187003928062 Fiction (adult) - A Checked out 11/15/2016
Bloomfield Eastern Greene County Public Library - Bloomfield FIC BAC (Text) 36803000912233 FICTION Checked out 10/31/2016
Cambridge City Public Library - Cambridge City F Bac (Text) 76893000257891 Adult Fiction Checked out 10/30/2016
Coatesville-Clay Township Public Library - Coatesville F BACKMAN (Text) 78321000023733 Adult Fiction On holds shelf -
Covington-Veedersburg Public Library-Covington FIC BAC (Text) 32572000545269 CVBPLC Adult Fiction Checked out 10/29/2016
Culver-Union Township Public Library - Culver FIC BAC MAN (Text) 34304000761492 Adult - Fiction Available -
Eckhart Public Library - Main F BACKMAN fredrik Man (Text) 840191002148307 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Checked out 10/28/2016
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg FIC BACKMAN (Text) 32826014020721 Adult Fiction On holds shelf -
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  • ISBN: 9781476738017
  • ISBN: 1476738017
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2014.

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.

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