Beartown: A Novel

By | December 28, 2017
Beartown: A Novel Author Fredrik Backman
ISBN-10 1501160761
ISBN-13 9781501160769
Year 2017-04-25
Pages 432
Language English
Publisher Atria Books
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Youll love this engrossing novel People Backman is a masterful writer his characters familiar yet distinct flawed yet heroic There are scenes that bring tears scenes of gut wrenching despair and moments of sly humor A thoroughly empathetic examination of the fragile human spirit Kirkus Reviews The 1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove returns with a dazzling profound novel about a small town with a big dreamand the price required to make it come true People say Beartown is finished A tiny community nestled deep in the forest it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees But down by the lake stands an old ice rink built generations ago by the working men who founded this town And in that ice rink is the reason people in Beartown believe tomorrow will be better than today Their junior ice hockey team is about to compete in the national semi finals and they actually have a shot at winning All the hopes and dreams of this place now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys Being responsible for the hopes of an entire town is a heavy burden and the semi final match is the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatized and a town in turmoil Accusations are made and like ripples on a pond they travel through all of Beartown leaving no resident unaffected Beartown explores the hopes that bring a small community together the secrets that tear it apart and the courage it takes for an individual to go against the grain In this story of a small forest town Fredrik Backman has found the entire world

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