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The Resource And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Alice Menzies, (Large print)

And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Alice Menzies, (Large print)

Label
And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella
Title
And every morning the way home gets longer and longer
Title remainder
a novella
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Backman ; translated by Alice Menzies
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
Grandpa and Noah are sitting on a bench in a square that keeps getting smaller every day. The square is strange but also familiar, full of the odds and ends that have made up their lives: Grandpa's work desk, the stuffed dragon that Grandpa once gave to Noah, the sweet-smelling hyacinths that Grandma loved to grow in her garden. As they wait together on the bench, they tell jokes and discuss their shared love of mathematics. Grandpa recalls what it was like to fall in love with his wife, what it was like to lose her. She's as real to him now as the first day he met her, but he dreads the day when he won't remember her. Sometimes Grandpa sits on the bench next to Ted, Noah's father -- Ted who never liked math, prefers writing and playing guitar, and has waited his entire life for his father to have time for him, to accept him. But in their love of Noah, they have found a common bond. Grandpa, Grandma, Ted, and Noah all meet here, in this peculiar space that is growing dimmer and more confusing all the time. And here is where they will learn to say goodbye, the scent of hyacinths in the air, nothing to fear
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DLC
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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
O3413 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Menzies, Alice
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print core
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Grandparent and child
  • Fathers and sons
  • Reminiscing
  • Senile dementia
  • Large type books
  • Sweden
  • Domestic fiction
Label
And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Alice Menzies, (Large print)
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Publication
Note
"Originally published in Swedish in 2015 as Och varje morgon blir vagen hem langre och langre" -- Verso title page
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
ocn960106237
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
111 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410496836
Lccn
2016045254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
And every morning the way home gets longer and longer : a novella, Fredrik Backman ; translated by Alice Menzies, (Large print)
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Swedish in 2015 as Och varje morgon blir vagen hem langre och langre" -- Verso title page
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
ocn960106237
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
111 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410496836
Lccn
2016045254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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