The Resource Beartown, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith

Beartown, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith

Label
Beartown
Title
Beartown
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
Title variation
Scandal
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
  • "From the New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry, and Britt-Marie Was Here, comes a poignant, charming novel about a forgotten town fractured by scandal, and the amateur hockey team that might just change everything."--
  • Winning a junior ice hockey championship means everything to the residents of Beartown, a struggling community slowly being eaten alive by unemployment and an steadily encroaching wilderness. Victory could attract government funding and an influx of talented athletes who would choose Beartown over the big nearby cities. Victory would mean everything to outcast Amat, to golden boy and star player Kevin, and to dedicated general manager Peter, whose own professional hockey career ended too early. When scandal erupts following a drunken celebration after a key win, no resident is unaffected. With so much riding on the success of the team, the line between loyalty and betrayal becomes difficult to discern.--
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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
Language note
In English, translated from the Swedish
LC call number
PT9877.12.A32
LC item number
B5513 2017b
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Smith, Neil
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hockey stories
  • Scandals
  • Sweden
  • Large type books
Label
Beartown, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
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
ocn971509493
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
689 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410498120
Lccn
2017012340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781410498120
System control number
(OCoLC)971509493
Label
Beartown, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
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
ocn971509493
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
689 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410498120
Lccn
2017012340
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781410498120
System control number
(OCoLC)971509493

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