A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

A Novel

Book - 2014
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A curmudgeon hides a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2014
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
ISBN: 9781476738017
Branch Call Number: FICTION BACKMAN 2014
Characteristics: 337 pages ; 24 cm


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