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The Resource Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch

Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch

Label
Britt-Marie was here
Title
Britt-Marie was here
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Britt-Marie is a socially awkward, fussy busybody who is used to being organized. When she walks out on her cheating husband and gets a job as caretaker of the dilapidated recreation center in Borg, she is woefully unprepared for the changes. But as she takes on the task of leading the supremely untalented children's soccer team to victory, she just might find a place she belongs
Member of
Summary
Walking away from her loveless marriage and taking a job in a derelict, financially devastated town, sixty-three-year-old Britt-Marie uses her fierce organizational skills to become a local soccer coach to a group of lost children
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10481035
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Backman, Fredrik
Dewey number
839.73/8
Index
no index present
LC call number
PT9877.12.A32
LC item number
B7613 2016b
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Koch, Henning
  • Koch, Henning
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Soccer teams
  • Conduct of life
  • Neighbors
  • Neighborhoods
  • Friendship
  • FICTION / General
  • Runaway wives
  • Soccer stories
  • Small cities
  • Women coaches (Athletics)
  • Life change events
Target audience
adult
Label
Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Britt-Marie var här
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
943636570
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
497 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410489777
Lccn
2016011534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Label
Britt-Marie was here, Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
Publication
Copyright
Note
Translation of: Britt-Marie var här
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
943636570
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
497 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410489777
Lccn
2016011534
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n

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