The winners : a novel. BFBTW:3

Title The winners : a novel. BFBTW:3
Names Backman, Fredrik.
Book Number DB110615
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "Over the course of two weeks, everything in Beartown will change. Maya Andersson and Benji Ovich, two young people who left in search of a life far from the forest town, come home and joyfully reunite with their closest childhood friends. There is a new sense of optimism and purpose in the town, embodied in the impressive new ice rink that has been built down by the lake. Two years have passed since the events that no one wants to think about. Everyone has tried to move on, but there's something about this place that prevents it. The destruction caused by a ferocious late-summer storm reignites the old rivalry between Beartown and the neighboring town of Hed, a rivalry which has always been fought through their ice hockey teams. Maya's parents, Peter and Kira, are caught up in an investigation of the hockey club's murky finances, and Amat--once the star of the Beartown team--has lost his way after an injury and a failed attempt to get drafted into the NHL. Simmering tensions between the two towns turn into acts of intimidation and then violence. All the while, a fourteen-year-old boy grows increasingly alienated from this hockey-obsessed community and is determined to take revenge on the people he holds responsible for his beloved sister's death. He has a pistol and a plan that will leave Beartown with a loss that is almost more that it can stand." -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook. Bestseller.
Narrator Ireland, Marin.
Series Backman, Fredrik. - Beartown.
Series Seq 3
Local Subject Bestseller - Fiction - BEF
Staff Picks - STAFF
Family Story (Single Generation) - FST
Commercial Audio - COMAU
Literature - Scandinavian / Nordic - L-SCA
International Setting - Europe - FS-EU
Literature - Germanic languages - L-GER
Sequel - SEQ
Audience Notes Female narrator - FN
Unrated - Commercial Audio - UR
Bestseller - BES
LC Subject Hockey stories
Sports fiction
Alienation (Social psychology) - Fiction
Corruption - Fiction
Hockey teams - Fiction
Revenge - Fiction
Small cities - Fiction
Storms - Fiction
Sweden - Fiction
Talking books
Life change events - Fiction
Sisters - Death - Fiction
Sports fiction
Psychological fiction
Psychological Fiction
Language English
Released 2022
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