My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry: A Novel

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A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy--as in standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-strangers crazy. She is also Elsa's best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother's stories, in the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas, where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal. When Elsa's grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa's greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother's instructions lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and old crones but also to the truth about fairy tales and kingdoms and a grandmother like no other. My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry is told with the same comic accuracy and beating heart as Fredrik Backman's bestselling debut novel, A Man Called Ove . It is a story about life and death and one of the most important human rights: the right to be different. "Firmly in league with Roald Dahl and Neil Gaiman . . . A touching, sometimes funny, often wise portrait of grief." -- Kirkus Reviews "Full of heart, hope, forgiveness, and the embracing of differences, Elsa's story is one that sticks with you long after you've turned the last page."-- Library Journal
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Full title my grandmother asked me to tell you she s sorry
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auth_author2 Koch, Henning, 1962-, Walker, Joan (Narrator),, Walker, Joan.
author Backman, Fredrik, 1981-
author2-role Koch, Henning,1962-translator., Walker, Joan(Narrator),narrator., Walker, Joan.
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display_description "From the author of the internationally bestselling A Man Called Ove, a charming, warmhearted novel about a young girl whose grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters, sending her on a journey that brings to life the world of her grandmother's fairy tales"--
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Domestic fiction, Electronic books, Fairy tales, Fairy tales -- Sound recordings, Fiction, Girls -- Fiction, Girls -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Grandmothers -- Death -- Fiction, Grandmothers -- Death -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Grandparent and child -- Fiction, Grandparent and child -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Humor (Fiction), Individuality -- Fiction, Individuality -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Large type books, Life change events -- Fiction, Life change events -- Fiction -- Sound recordings, Literature, Originally published as: Min mormor ha?lsar och sa?ger fo?rla?t. Stockholm : Ma?npocket, 2013, Sound recordings
title_display My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry
title_full My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry A Novel, My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry / Fredrik Backman, My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry / a novel by Fredrik Backman ; [translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch], My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry [UNABRIDGED sound recording] : a novel / Fredrik Backman, the internationally bestselling author of A man called Ove ; [translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch], My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry [electronic resource] : A Novel. Fredrik Backman, My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry [text (large print)] / by Fredrik Backman ; translated from the Swedish by Henning Koch
title_short My grandmother asked me to tell you she's sorry
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Death, Fairy tales, Fiction, Girls, Grandmothers, Grandparent and child, Humor (Fiction), Individuality, Life change events, Literature, Originally published as: Min mormor ha?lsar och sa?ger fo?rla?t. Stockholm : Ma?npocket, 2013