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The red address book / Sofia Lundberg ; translated by Alice Menzies.

Lundberg, Sofia 1974- (author.). Menzies, Alice (translator.).

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  • 15 of 37 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 0 of 3 copies available at Forsyth County Public Library.

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6 current holds with 37 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Reynolda Manor Branch FIC Lundberg, Sofia (Text) 0112522354527 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/13/2019
Reynolda Manor Branch FIC Lundberg, Sofia (Text) 0112522354625 Adult New Fiction Checked out 06/14/2019
Southside Branch FIC Lundberg, Sofia (Text) 0112522354420 Adult New Fiction Checked out 05/18/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781328473011
  • ISBN: 1328473015
  • Physical Description: print
    290 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019

Content descriptions

General Note: Translated from the Swedish.
Summary, etc.: Meet Doris, a 96-year-old woman living alone in her Stockholm apartment. She has few visitors, but her weekly Skype calls with Jenny--her American grandniece, and her only relative--give her great joy and remind her of her own youth. When Doris was a girl, she was given an address book by her father, and ever since she has carefully documented everyone she met and loved throughout the years. Looking through the little book now, Doris sees the many crossed-out names of people long gone and is struck by the urge to put pen to paper. In writing down the stories of her colorful past--working as a maid in Sweden, modelling in Paris during the 30s, fleeing to Manhattan at the dawn of the Second World War--can she help Jenny, haunted by a difficult childhood, unlock the secrets of their family and finally look to the future? And whatever became of Allan, the love of Doris's life?
Subject: Older women Fiction
Reminiscing in old age Fiction
Families Fiction
Sweden Fiction
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Historical fiction.
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