A man called Ove / a novel by Fredrik Backman
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.
- ISBN: 9781476738024
- Physical Description: 337 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
- Edition: First Washington Square Press trade paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York : Washington Square Press, 
- Copyright: ©2014
"May 2015"--Title page verso.
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Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.1 15 188557.
Translated from the Swedish of: En man som heter Ove.
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