Beartown Beartown
Book 1 - Beartown Series

Beartown

A Novel

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Publisher Description

Now an HBO Original Series

“You’ll love this engrossing novel.” —People

Named a Best Book of the Year by LibraryReads, BookBrowse, and Goodreads

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Anxious People, a dazzling and profound novel about a small town with a big dream—and the price required to make it come true.

By the lake in Beartown is an old ice rink, and in that ice rink Kevin, Amat, Benji, and the rest of the town’s junior ice hockey team are about to compete in the national semi-finals—and they actually have a shot at winning. All the hopes and dreams of this place now rest on the shoulders of a handful of teenage boys.

Under that heavy burden, the match becomes the catalyst for a violent act that will leave a young girl traumatized and a town in turmoil. Accusations are made and, like ripples on a pond, they travel through all of Beartown.

This is a story about a town and a game, but even more about loyalty, commitment, and the responsibilities of friendship; the people we disappoint even though we love them; and the decisions we make every day that come to define us. In this story of a small forest town, Fredrik Backman has found the entire world.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2017
April 25
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
432
Pages
PUBLISHER
Atria Books
SELLER
Simon & Schuster Digital Sales LLC
SIZE
11.4
MB

Customer Reviews

Pretty998 ,

Emotional

I read the entire book in one sitting. The plot is relatable to an extent and you can really feel for the characters.

Marianheln ,

Bear town

As I hockey mom this was the most honest depiction I could have imagined. I recognized many of the characters as people I knew. I recognized many of the players… my own son among them. Read this book you will hate it. You will be depressed by it, and in the end you will believe in it and in human nature and love it.

MEB* ,

Beartown

Seriously depressing. And the ending isn’t good enough to justify suffering through all those pages of awful. I laughed out loud on every page of A Man Called Ove. This is the exact opposite. It makes you want to cry on every page.

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