Anxious People / Fredrik Backman ; translated by Neil Smith (Lahti) Check Availability

Humorous fiction

2 totes with 14 large print copies and 1 binder

549 pages (large print)

"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, a wealthy bank director, a young couple about to have their first child, an eighty-seven-year-old woman, a real estate agent, and a mystery man who has locked himself in the apartment's only bathroom.  As the authorities and the media surround the premises, these reluctant allies will reveal surprising truths about themselves and set in motion a chain of events so unexpected that even they can hardly explain what happens next"--Back cover.

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