A man called Ove
(Book - Large Print)

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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014].
Format
Book - Large Print
Edition
Large Print edition.
ISBN
9781410472922, 1410472922, 9781594139833, 1594139830
Physical Desc
477 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Accelerated Reader
IL: UG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 15
Lexile measure
870L
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Published
Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2014].
Edition
Large Print edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781410472922, 1410472922, 9781594139833, 1594139830
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 6.1, 15 Points
Lexile measure
870

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Translated from the Swedish.
Description
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 neighbour 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.
Target Audience
870L,Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,UG,6.1,15,15,188557

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Backman, F. (2014). A man called Ove (Large Print edition.). Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

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

Backman, Fredrik, 1981-. 2014. A Man Called Ove. Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning.

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

Backman, Fredrik, 1981-. A Man Called Ove Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik. A Man Called Ove Large Print edition., Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.

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