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
Round Rock Public Library - Adult (2nd floor)  2 available
F BACKMAN, F

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Book
Language
English
ISBN
9781476738017 (hbk.), 1476738017
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Level 6.1, 15 Points

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Translated from the Swedish.
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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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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.

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APA Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

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

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

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

MLA Citation (style guide)

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

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