Britt Marie Was Here by Fredrik BackmanBritt Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

Britt Marie Was Here

byFredrik Backman

Hardcover | September 6, 2016

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The number 1 European bestseller by the author ofNew York Timesbestseller and international phenomenonA Man Called Ove,Britt-Marie was Hereis a funny, poignant and uplifting tale of love, community, and second chances.

For as long as anyone can remember, Britt-Marie has been an acquired taste. It''s not that she''s judgemental, or fussy, or difficult - she just expects things to be done in a certain way. A cutlery drawer should be arranged in the right order, for example (forks, knives, then spoons). We''re not animals, are we?

But behind the passive-aggressive, socially awkward, absurdly pedantic busybody is a woman who has more imagination, bigger dreams and a warmer heart than anyone around her realizes.

So when Britt-Marie finds herself unemployed, separated from her husband of 20 years, left to fend for herself in the miserable provincial backwater that is Borg - of which the kindest thing one can say is that it has a road going through it - and somehow tasked with running the local football team, she is a little unprepared. But she will learn that life may have more to offer her that she''s ever realised, and love might be found in the most unexpected of places.

Fredrik Backman is a Swedish blogger, columnist and author. His debut novel A MAN CALLED OVE was a number 1 bestseller across Scandinavia, has sold over one million copies worldwide, was a Richard & Judy summer read in the UK and an instantNew York Timespaperback bestseller, and has been made into an acclaimed film. Fredrik''s subs...
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Title:Britt Marie Was HereFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:September 6, 2016Publisher:HodderLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1473617200

ISBN - 13:9781473617209

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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Impressive [and] heart-warming... there are unexpected delights to being stuck with Britt-Marie.