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The Resource Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman

Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman

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Britt-Marie was here
Title
Britt-Marie was here
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
From the bestselling author of the "charming debut" (People) A Man Called Ove and My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry, a heartwarming and hilarious story of a reluctant outsider who transforms a tiny village and a woman who finds love and second chances in the unlikeliest of places.Britt-Marie can't stand mess. She eats dinner at precisely the right time and starts her day at six in the morning because only lunatics wake up later than that. And she is not passive-aggressive. Not in the least. It's just that sometimes people interpret her helpful suggestions as criticisms, which is certainly not her intention. But at sixty-three, Britt-Marie has had enough. She finally walks out on her loveless forty-year marriage and finds a job in the only place she can: Borg, a small, derelict town devastated by the financial crisis. For the fastidious Britt-Marie, this new world of noisy children, muddy floors, and a roommate who is a rat (literally), is a hard adjustment. As for the citizens of Borg, with everything that they know crumbling around them, the only thing that they have left to hold onto is something Britt-Marie absolutely loathes: their love of soccer. When the village's youth team becomes desperate for a coach, they set their sights on her. She's the least likely candidate, but their need is obvious and there is no one else to do it. Thus begins a beautiful and unlikely partnership. In her new role as reluctant mentor to these lost young boys and girls, Britt-Marie soon finds herself becoming increasingly vital to the community. And even more surprisingly, she is the object of romantic desire for a friendly and handsome local policeman named Sven. In this world of oddballs and misfits, can Britt-Marie finally find a place where she belongs? Zany and full-of-heart, Britt-Marie Was Here is a novel about love and second chances, and about the unexpected friendships we make that teach us who we really are and the things we are capable of doing
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TEFOD
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1981-
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Backman, Fredrik
Dewey number
839.73/8
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not applicable
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LC call number
PT9877.12.A32
LC item number
B75 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Joan Walker
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Walker, Joan
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  • Friendship
  • Man-woman relationships
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Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 18 min., 4 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9781508216667
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
Stock number
0F59F68F-9C1B-41B3-B487-71F6216864B9
System control number
  • 2143827
  • (OCoLC)948747444
  • (OCoLC)ocn948747444
  • 2143827
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Label
Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (9 hr., 18 min., 4 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781508216667
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
0F59F68F-9C1B-41B3-B487-71F6216864B9
System control number
  • 2143827
  • (OCoLC)948747444
  • (OCoLC)ocn948747444
  • 2143827
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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