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Beartown / Fredrik Backman.

Backman, Fredrik 1981- (author.). Ireland, Marin, (narrator.). Playaway Digital Audio. (Added Author). Findaway World, LLC. (Added Author).

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Easton Public Library YPL BACKMAN, FREDRIK (Text to phone) 37777139631378 Young Adult Playaway Available -

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General Note: Title from Playaway label.
Originally released by Audioworks/Simon & Schuster Audio, ℗2017.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for listening.
Translated into English from original Swedish.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, High School, 2020.
Participant or Performer Note: Performed by Marin Ireland.
Summary, etc.: Winning a junior ice hockey championship means everything to the residents of Beartown, a struggling community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and an steadily encroaching wilderness. Victory could attract government funding and an influx of talented athletes who would choose Beartown over the big nearby cities. Victory would mean everything to outcast Amat, to golden boy and star player Kevin, and to dedicated general manager Peter, whose own professional hockey career ended too early. When scandal erupts following a drunken celebration after a key win, no resident is unaffected. With so much riding on the success of the team, the line between loyalty and betrayal becomes difficult to discern.--
Language Note:
Translated into English from original Swedish.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, High School, 2020.
Subject: Hockey stories
Scandals Fiction
Hockey teams Sweden Fiction
Teenage athletes Sweden Fiction
Interpersonal relations Sweden Ethics Fiction
Loyalty Fiction
Community life Sweden Fiction
Social values Sweden Fiction
Friendship Sweden Fiction
Life change events Fiction
Hockey Tournaments Fiction
Sweden Fiction
Genre: Audiobooks.
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