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Title My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry : a novel /
Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch.
Uni title Min mormor hälsar och saäger förlåt. English
Author Backman, Fredrik, 1981- (7)
Koch, Henning, 1962- translator. (4)
Publisher Washington Square Press, New York, NY
Published [2016].
ISBN 9780606395878
Pages 372 pages, 7 unnumbered pages ; 21 cm
Notes Includes discussion questions. Previously published in Great Britain in 2014 by Hodder & Stoughton. Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy--as in
standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball -guns-at-strangers crazy. She is also Elsa's best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother's stories, in the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas, where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal. When Elsa's grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa's greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother's instructions lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and old crones...
Subject Grandparent and child Fiction. (22)
Grandmothers Death Fiction. (4)
Girls Fiction. (28)
Individuality Fiction. (9)
Fairy tales Fiction. (7)
Life change events Fiction. (128)
Grandmothers (1)
Grandmothers Fiction. (34)
Grandparent and child. (4)
Girls. (4)
FICTION / Humorous. (8)
Fiction Literary (50)
Grandparent-grandchild relationship Fiction. (3)
Domestic fiction. (485)
Edition First Washington Square Press trade pape
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Holding 1
Location Collection Call Status Reserves Volume
Holdings Dargaville Fiction BAC Issued

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