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The waiter / Matias Faldbakken ; translated by Alice Menzies.

Faldbakken, Matias, 1973- (author.). Menzies, Alice (translator.).
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  • 3 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville F FALDBAKKEN (Text) 78321000028323 Adult Fiction Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville FIC FAL (Text) 37323005360733 NEW-BKS Available -
Parke Co PL - Rockville FIC FAL (Text) 7761200003447 New Adult Fiction Checked out 12/07/2018
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette FIC FAL (Text) 31951004340516 Main Floor - New Arrivals Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial FIC FALDBAKKEN, MATIAS (Text) 33946003373300 New Books . 2nd Floor Checked out 11/28/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781501197529
  • ISBN: 1501197525
  • Physical Description: 247 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Scout Press hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scout Press, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A novel"--Jacket.
"Originally published in Norway in 2017 by Oktober as The Hills"--Title page verso.
Summary, etc.:
"In a centuries-old European restaurant called The Hills, a middle-aged waiter takes pride in the unchangeable aspects of his job: the well-worn uniform, the ragged but solid tablecloths, and the regular diners. Some are there daily, like Graham "Le Gris"--also known as The Pig--and his dignified group of aesthetes; the slightly more free-spirited drinking company around Tom Sellers; and the closest one can get to personal friends of the waiter, Edgar and his young daughter, Anna. In this universe unto itself, there is scarcely any contact between the tables...until a beautiful and well-groomed young woman walks through the door and upsets the delicate balance of the restaurant and all it has come to represent Like living in a snow globe, The Waiter is a captivating study in miniature. Everything is just so, and that's exactly how the waiter needs it to be. One can understand why he becomes anxious when things begin to change. In fact, given the circumstances, anxiety just might be the most sensible response..."-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Norwegian.
Subject: Restaurants > Fiction.
Maître d's > Fiction.
Habit > Fiction.
Middle-aged men > Fiction.
FICTION / Literary.
FICTION / Humorous / General.
Genre: Humorous fiction.

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