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A man called Ove : a novel / Fredrik Backman.

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- (Author). Koch, Henning, (translator.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ansonia Public Library FIC BACKMAN, FREDRIK PBK (Text to phone) 34045136851321 Adult Fiction Available -
Babcock Library - Ashford F Bac (Text to phone) 33110139360166 Adult Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library FIC BAC (Text to phone) 33120131280478 Adult Fiction Available -
Beacon Falls Public Library PB BAC (Text to phone) 33120000376829 Adult Paperback Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton FIC Bac (Text to phone) 33160144175133 Adult Fiction Available -
Bethel Public Library F BACKMAN (Text to phone) 34030129711195 Adult Fiction Checked out 02/06/2021
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC BACKMAN (Text to phone) 34000081205734 Adult Fiction Available -
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF BAC (Text to phone) 33260000186065 Adult Fiction Checked out 02/03/2021
Booth & Dimock Library - Coventry AF BAC C.2 (Text to phone) 33260000128620 Adult Fiction Checked out 02/02/2021
Brookfield Library F/BACKMAN (Text to phone) 34029131290271 Adult Fiction Available -
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Translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch.
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 neighbour from hell'. But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn't walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time? 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.
Subject: Conduct of life > Fiction.
Negativism > Fiction.
Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Intergenerational relations > Fiction.
Loss (Psychology) > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Neighbors > Fiction.
Older men > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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