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Book Club in a box : A man called Ove / Fredrik Backman.

Newbern, George, 1964- (narrator.). Koch, Henning, 1962- (translator.). Backman, Fredrik, 1981- Translation of (work): Man som heter Ove. English. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial BC FIC BACKMAN, FREDRIK (Text) 33946003192064 Book Club in a Box . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 8 volumes, 1 audiobook ; in container, 29 cm x 22 cm x 40 cm + 1 folder
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Large Print Press, a part of Cengage Learning, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch.
Formatted Contents Note:
8 large print books (475 pages (large print) ; 22 cm) -- 1 Book on CD (8 audio discs (9 hr., 9 min.) : digital ;4 3/4 in.) -- 1 folder with discussion questions and supplemental information.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by George Newbern.
Summary, etc.:
This Book Club in a Box is a book discussion kit which circulates for six weeks and contains everything you need to host your own book club.
"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.
Genre: Audiobooks.
Large type books.

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