A man called Ove : a novel
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New York : Atria Books, 2014.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Physical Desc
337 pages ; 24 cm
Status
Haltom City Public Library - Fiction
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Format
Book
Language
English
ISBN
9781476738024 (pbk.), 9781476738017 (hardback), 1476738017 (hardback), 9781476738017, 1476738017
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 6.1, 15 Points

Notes

General Note
Translated from the Swedish.
General Note
Translation of: Man som heter Ove.
General Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton"--Title page verso.
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"In this bestselling and delightfully quirky debut novel from Sweden, a grumpy yet loveable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. 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."--Publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Backman, F. (2014). A man called Ove: a novel (First Atria Books hardcover edition.). Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik, 1981-. 2014. A Man Called Ove: A Novel. New York: Atria Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik, 1981-. A Man Called Ove: A Novel New York: Atria Books, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik. A Man Called Ove: A Novel First Atria Books hardcover edition., Atria Books, 2014.

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