Friends Book Club: A Man Called Ove


Friends Book Club: A Man Called Ove


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Read the New York Times bestseller that has taken the world by storm!

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.

Next Date: Thursday July 27, 2017 at 5:45

Location: Double Tree Standing O at Broad & Locust

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Upcoming 2017 Books:

July 27 — A Man Called Ove

September 28 — The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789 by Joseph J. Ellis

November 30 — Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

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Where & When

Double Tree Standing O at Broad & Locust

Thursday the 27th Jul 2017
05:45:pm

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