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The Resource Britt-Marie was here : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch

Britt-Marie was here : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch

Label
Britt-Marie was here : a novel
Title
Britt-Marie was here
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Britt-Marie is a socially awkward, fussy busybody who is used to being organized. When she walks out on her cheating husband and gets a job as caretaker of the dilapidated recreation center in Borg, she is woefully unprepared for the changes. But as she takes on the task of leading the supremely untalented children's soccer team to victory, she just might find a place she belongs
Member of
Summary
Walking away from her loveless marriage and taking a job in a derelict, financially devastated town, sixty-three-year-old Britt-Marie uses her fierce organizational skills to become a local soccer coach to a group of lost children
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10481035
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
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Soccer teams
  • Conduct of life
  • Neighbors
  • Neighborhoods
  • Friendship
  • Runaway wives
  • Soccer stories
  • Small cities
  • Women coaches (Athletics)
  • Life change events
  • Older women
  • City and town life
  • Soccer
  • Conduct of life
  • Friendship
  • Neighborhoods
  • Neighbors
  • Soccer teams
  • Women
Target audience
adult
Label
Britt-Marie was here : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Translation of: Britt-Marie var här
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
1584989
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781501142536
Lccn
2015047026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781501142536
  • (OCoLC)928481274
Label
Britt-Marie was here : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
Publication
Note
Translation of: Britt-Marie var här
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
1584989
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9781501142536
Lccn
2015047026
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781501142536
  • (OCoLC)928481274

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