Book ‘Anxious People’ by Fredrik Backman

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The new novel from the author of A Man Called Ove is a “quirky, big-hearted novel….Wry, wise and often laugh-out-loud funny, it’s a wholly original story that delivers pure pleasure” (People). Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who relentlessly hunt down fixer-uppers to avoid the painful truth that they can’t fix their own marriage. There’s a wealthy bank director who has been too busy to care about anyone else and a young couple who are about to have their first child but can’t seem to agree on anything. Add to the mix an eighty-seven-year-old woman who has lived long enough not to be afraid of someone...
Publisher: ‎Washington Square Press (July 6, 2021)  Paperback: ‎352 pages  ISBN-10: 1501160842  ISBN-13: ‎978-1501160844  Item Weight: ‎9.9 ounces  Dimensions: ‎5.31 x 0.9 x 8.25 inches

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