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The Resource Beartown : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith

Beartown : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith

Label
Beartown : a novel
Title
Beartown
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
Title variation
Bear town
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever-encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded this town. And in that ice rink is the reason people in Beartown believe tomorrow will be better than today. Their junior ice hockey team is about to compete in the national semifinals, and they actually have a shot at winning. All the hopes and dreams of this place now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys
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Summary
Backman’s most complex novel to date takes place in the small, hockey-crazed village of Beartown. He deftly weaves together the stories of the players, the coaches, the parents, and the fans as Beartown’s hockey team chases its dream of winning a championship. Weighty themes are explored. How high a price is too high for success? How deadly is silence? Who can you trust with your secrets? How far will you compromise your beliefs in the name of friendship? There are no easy answers. A great book club choice. -- Janet Lockhart for LibraryReads
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Character
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  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2017
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10556841
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
839.73/8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT9877.12.A32
LC item number
B5513 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Beartown
Series volume
book 1]
Target audience
adult
Label
Beartown : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
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Publication
Copyright
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Series information from NoveList
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
20851992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781501160769
Lccn
2017000377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn956959304
  • (OCoLC)956959304
  • (DLC)BK0019364342
Label
Beartown : a novel, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith
Publication
Copyright
Note
Series information from NoveList
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
20851992
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
418 pages
Isbn
9781501160769
Lccn
2017000377
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn956959304
  • (OCoLC)956959304
  • (DLC)BK0019364342

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