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The Book Discussion book this month
When Dec 28, 2017
from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where Winterset Public Library Meeting Room
Contact Phone 462-1731
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A man called Ove

 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Dec. 28, 7:00pm at the Library


From Booklist: "Meet Ove. He’s a curmudgeon—the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him “the bitter neighbor from hell.” But must Ove be bitter just because he doesn’t walk around with a smile plastered to his face all the time?

Behind the cranky exterior there is a story and a sadness. So when one November morning a chatty young couple with two chatty young daughters move in next door and accidentally flatten Ove’s mailbox, it is the lead-in to a comical and heartwarming tale of unkempt cats, unexpected friendship, and the ancient art of backing up a U-Haul. All of which will change one cranky old man and a local residents’ association to their very foundations."

 

Join the discussion!  New members are always welcome.  The discussion is held in the Library meeting room.  If you need a copy of the book, stop by the Library and check one out!  The book discussion is free and open to the public.

Future book discussion titles include:

Jan. 25: The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

Feb. 22: The Girl Before by Rena Olsen

March 22: Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

April 26: 1984 by George Orwell

May 24: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

June 28: The Widow by Fiona Barton

 




 

 

 

 

 


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