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Britt-Marie was here / Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch.

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- author. (Author). Koch, Henning, 1962- translator. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 11 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC BAC (Text) 35146001997535 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 04/15/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781473617209 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 298 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Sceptre, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Britt-Marie is an acquired taste. It's not that she's judgemental, or fussy, or difficult--she just expects things to be done in a certain way. A cutlery drawer should be arranged in the right order, for example (forks, knives, then spoons). We're not animals, are we? But behind the pedantic, passive-aggressive busybody is a woman with more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realises. So when Britt-Marie finds herself unemployed, separated from her husband of twenty years, left to fend for herself in the miserable provincial backwater of Borg--of which the kindest thing one can say is that it has a road going through it--and somehow tasked with running the local children's football team, she is a little unprepared..."--From publisher.
Subject: Women > Fiction.
Divorced women > Fiction.
Soccer teams > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.
Neighbors > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Runaway wives > Fiction.
Women coaches (Athletics) > Fiction.
Life change events > Fiction.
Sweden > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Humorous fiction.
Swedish fiction > Translations into English.

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