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The Resource A man called ove : A Novel., Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)

A man called ove : A Novel., Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)

Label
A man called ove : A Novel.
Title
A man called ove
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman
Creator
Contributor
MM50LA4N6D8
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!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 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. A feel-good story in the spirit of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand, Fredrik Backman's novel about the angry old man next door is a thoughtful exploration of the profound impact one life has on countless others. "If there was an award for 'Most Charming Book of the Year,' this first novel by a Swedish blogger-turned-overnight-sensation would win hands down" (Booklist, starred review)
Member of
Summary
A curmudgeon hides beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior a terrible personal loss while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10319116
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Backman, Fredrik
Dewey number
839.738
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 870
  • 870
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Koch, Henning
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
A man called ove : A Novel., Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=1803104
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781476738031
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BCA861B6-2BA7-4C25-BC95-10EDCEA295A7
Label
A man called ove : A Novel., Fredrik Backman, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100279&titleID=1803104
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781476738031
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
BCA861B6-2BA7-4C25-BC95-10EDCEA295A7

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