The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen

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Author(s): Hendrik Groen
CD - unabridged
Audio (10 discs)
Product Number: DD29352
Released: Jul 11, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781478918844
Narrator/s: Derek Jacobi
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A #1 international bestseller in the vein of Fredrik Bachman's A Man Called Ove: an irresistible, funny, charming, and tenderhearted tale about friendship, love, and an old man who is young at heart. Technically speaking, Hendrik Groen is elderly. But at age 83 1/4, this feisty, indomitable curmudgeon has no plans to go out quietly. Bored of weak tea and potted geraniums, exasperated by the indignities of aging, Hendrik has decided to rebel—on his own terms. He begins writing an exposE: secretly recording the antics of day-to-day life in his retirement home, where he refuses to take himself, or his fellow “inmates,” too seriously. With an eccentric group of friends he founds the wickedly anarchic Old-But-Not-Dead Club—“Rule #3: No Whining Allowed”—and he and his best friend, Evert, gleefully stir up trouble, enraging the home's humorless director and turning themselves into unlikely heroes. And when a sweet and sassy widow moves in next door, he polishes his shoes, grooms what's left of his hair, and determines to savor every ounce of joy in the time he has left, with hilarious and tender consequences. A bestselling phenomenon that has captured imaginations around the world, The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen is inspiring, charming, and laugh-out-loud funny with a deep and poignant core: a page-turning delight for readers of any age.

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eAudio
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Author(s): Hendrik Groen
Narrator(s): Derek Jacobi
Product Number Z100105712
Released: Jul 11, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781478973690
eBook
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Author(s): Hendrik Groen
Product Number EB00682851
Released: Jul 11, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781455542161

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