100-Year Old Man

June 28, 2016|
100-Year Old Man by Jonas Jonasson
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A reluctant centenarian with a life much like Forrest Gump's (if Gump were an explosives expert with a fondness for vodka) decides it's not too late to start over . . .

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his alcohol consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey.

It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: not only has he witnessed some of the most important events of the twentieth century, he has actually played a key role in them. Quirky and utterly unique, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers across the world.

Jonas Jonasson was born Per Ola Jonasson on July 6, 1961 in Southen Sweden. He is a Swedish journalist and writer who is best known for his book, The Hundred-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Dispappeared. He studied Swedish and Spanish at the University of Gothenburg and started working as a journalist for the Vaxjo newspape...
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Title:100-Year Old ManFormat:Mass Market PaperbackProduct dimensions:528 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.32 inShipping dimensions:528 pages, 6.75 X 4.19 X 1.32 inPublished:June 28, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443450448

ISBN - 13:9781443450447

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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