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The secret diary of Hendrik Groen : 83 1/4 years old / Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans.

Groen, Hendrik, (author.). Velmans, Hester, (translator.).
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Available copies

  • 8 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 8 total copies.

Series Information

Thorndike Press large print Bill's bookshelf.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg LP FIC GROEN (Text) 32826014118319 Large Print Available -
Ligonier PL - Ligonier LP FIC G (Text) 73571200143511 Large Print Adult Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library GRO HEND #1 (Text) 70743000160034 Large Print Available -
Melton PL - Melton FIC GRO (Text) 79591000099948 Adult-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield L.P. FIC Groen (Text) 31208912041656 large print Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP GRO (Text) 78731000495770 Large Print Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse FIC GRO LARGE PRINT (Text) 50577011095227 Adult Large Print Available -
Whiting PL - Whiting LP FIC GRO (Text) 51735011860722 Adult department--Large print Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781432845117
  • ISBN: 143284511X
  • Physical Description: 481 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press Large Print, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Cover title.
"First published in the Netherlands as Attempts to Make Something of Life, The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 1/4 Years Old by Meulenhoff 2014. First published in Great Britain by Michael Joseph 2016."
Summary, etc.:
The riotous journal of an octogenarian who is far from reaching the end of his life traces a year in his care home in Amsterdam, revealing the ups and downs of his misadventures with the anarchic "Old-But-Not-Dead Club" and a longtime crush whom he courted to devastating effect.
Subject: Retirement communities > Fiction.
Older men > Fiction.
Older people > Netherlands > Social conditions > Fiction.
FICTION / Humorous.
Genre: Diary fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Large type books.

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