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The secret diary of Hendrik Groen / Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans.

Groen, Hendrik. (Author). Velmans, Hester, (translator.).

Available copies

  • 12 of 23 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 23 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC GRO (Text) 35146002035822 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 02/08/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781455542178
  • Physical Description: 378 p. ; 22cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Feisty, indomitable curmudgeon Hendrik Groen, age 83 1/4, has begun secretly recording the antics of day-to-day life in his retirement home. With a group of friends he founds the wickedly anarchic Old-But-Not-Dead Club, enraging the home's humourless director and making himself an unlikely hero. And when a sweet and sassy widow moves in next door, he attempts to make something of the life he has left, with hilarious and tender consequences. Charming, inspiring, poignant, and laugh-out-loud funny, this is a page-turning delight for anyone who still feels like a kid at heart." -- Provided by the Publisher.
Subject: Older men > Fiction.
Retirement communities > Fiction.
Genre: Diary fiction.
Humourous fiction.

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