The Resource A man called Ove, Fredrik Backman

A man called Ove, Fredrik Backman

Label
A man called Ove
Title
A man called Ove
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman
Creator
Contributor
MM50LA4N6D8
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
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
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Backman, Fredrik
Dewey number
839.73/8
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
870
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Koch, Henning
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Negativism
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Friendship
  • Neighbors
  • Older men
  • Conduct of life
  • FICTION
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
A man called Ove, Fredrik Backman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881146245
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
477 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594139833
Lccn
2014022075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)881146245
Label
A man called Ove, Fredrik Backman
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn881146245
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
477 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781594139833
Lccn
2014022075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)881146245

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