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  • ISBN: 1476738025
  • ISBN: 9781476738024
  • Physical Description: 337 pages ; 21 cm.
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  • Edition: First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 2015.
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    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 5 / 5.0

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General Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Accelerated Reader IL: UG; BL: 6.1; AR pts.: 15.0; AR quiz no.: 188557
Translation of: Man som heter Ove.
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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader IL: UG; BL: 6.1; AR pts.: 15.0; AR quiz no.: 188557
Language Note:
Translated from the Swedish.
Subject: Friendship Fiction
Neighborhoods Fiction
Neighbors Fiction
Conduct of life Fiction
Temper Fiction
Loss (Psychology) Fiction
Older men Fiction
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