Us against you
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Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.
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9781432850913, 1432850911, 9781432850920, 143285092X
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Indian Prairie Public Library District - 1st Floor - Large Type
LARGE TYPE NOVEL BACKMAN BEARTOWN 2
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Format
Large Print
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Large print edition.
Physical Desc
701 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Language
English

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General Note
"Originally published in Sweden in 2017 by Bokforlaget Forum as Vi mot er."
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"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Beartown and A Man Called Ove, hailed as "a writer of astonishing depth [with] the remarkable ability to make you understand the feelings of each of a dozen different characters" (The Washington Times), a heart-wrenching story of how loyalty, friendship, and love carry a town through its darkest days. After everything that the citizens of Beartown have gone through, they are struck yet another blow when they hear that their beloved local hockey team will soon be disbanded. What makes it worse is the obvious satisfaction that all the former Beartown players, who now play for a rival team in Hed, take in that fact. Amidst the mounting tension between the two rivals, a surprising newcomer is handpicked to be Beartown's new hockey coach. Soon a new team starts to take shape around Amat, the fastest player you'll ever see; Benji, the intense lone wolf; and Vidar, a born to be bad troublemaker. But bringing this team together proves to be a challenge as old bonds are broken, new ones are formed, and the enmity with Hed grows more and more acute. As the big match approaches, the not-so-innocent pranks and incidents between the communities pile up and their mutual contempt grows deeper. By the time the last game is finally played, a resident of Beartown will be dead, and the people of both towns will be forced to wonder if, after all they've been through, the game they love can ever return to something simple and innocent. "--,Provided by publisher.
Language
In English, translated from the Swedish.
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LARGE PRINT

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Backman, F., & Smith, N. (2018). Us against you (Large print edition.). Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- and Neil Smith. 2018. Us against You. Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik, 1981- and Neil Smith. Us against You Waterville, Maine: Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Backman, Fredrik, and Neil Smith. Us against You Large print edition., Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, a Cengage Company, 2018.

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