Anxious people / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith.
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|Detroit Lakes Public Library||CD TALKING BOOK BAC (Text)||33500013290374||Main||Checked out||02/10/2021|
|Moorhead Public Library||CD TALKING BOOK BAC (Text)||33500013290382||Main||On holds shelf||-|
|Red Lake Falls Public Library||BOOK-ON-CD BAC (Text)||35500006347254||New||In transit||-|
- ISBN: 9781797105826
- ISBN: 1797105825
- Physical Description: 8 audio discs (approximately 10 hr.) ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2020.
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Read by Marin Ireland.
An open house becomes a fearful situation when an escaped bank robber takes everyone inside hostage. As pressure mounts, eight strangers open up to each other and share their darkest secrets.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 November #1
Fredrik Backman's bestseller spotlights a hostage scenario caused by a failed bank robbery the day before New Year's Eve as the escaping masked perpetrator crashes an apartment open house. The quirky captivesâa relentless real estate agent who's a veritable cheerleader for her company, an elderly woman, a mismatched young couple, a stoner, and more have short chapters written from each person's viewpoint. Though some listeners might find various idiosyncrasies bizarre, reader Ireland believably voices men and women of all ages, ambitions, and despairs with their funny, heartbreaking and heartwarming lives and memoriesâa little boy who'd sold magazines so Mom could buy food for Christmas dinner, but realized she hadn't as "he looked her in the eyes, which were shiny from alcohol and tears"; and a grandmother's understanding that importance was walking a toddler home from preschool. More than a robbery, Anxious People concerns love and loss, warmth and loneliness, and the everyday idiocy of life that makes us human. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.
Fredrik Backman is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove, My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She&;s Sorry, Britt-Marie Was Here, Beartown, Us Against You, and Anxious People, as well as two novellas and one work of nonfiction. His books are published in more than forty countries. He lives in Stockholm, Sweden, with his wife and two children. Connect with him on Facebook and Twitter @BackmanLand and on Instagram @Backmansk.
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