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Author: Katarina Bivald; Alice Menzies
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, [2016] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Broken Wheel, Iowa, has never seen anyone like Sara, who traveled all the way from Sweden just to meet her pen pal, Amy. When she arrives, however, she finds that Amy's funeral has just ended. Luckily, the townspeople are happy to look after their bewildered tourist--even if they don't understand her peculiar need for books. Marooned in a farm town that's almost beyond repair, Sara starts a bookstore in honor of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bivald, Katarina, 1983-
Readers of Broken Wheel recommend.
Naperville, Illinois, : Sourcebooks Landmark, 2016
(OCoLC)935530654
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katarina Bivald; Alice Menzies
ISBN: 9781492623441 149262344X 9780099593676 009959367X 9780606374361 0606374361 0701189061 9780701189068 070118907X 9780701189075 1448192358 9781448192359 0385683596 9780385683593
OCLC Number: 905599991
Notes: "Originally published as Läsarna i Broken Wheel rekommenderar in 2013 in Sweden by Bokförlaget Forum. This edition issued based on the hardcover edition published in 2015 in the United Kingdom by Chatto & Windus, an imprint of Random House"--Title page verso.
Description: 394 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Läsarna i Broken Wheel rekommenderar.
Responsibility: Katarina Bivald ; translated from Swedish by Alice Menzies.

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The International Bestseller Sara is 28 and has never been outside Sweden - except in the (many) books she reads. For here in this town so broken it's almost beyond repair are all the people she's  Read more...

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"A charmingly offbeat, genuinely amusing novel... the perfect summer read" * Stylist * "Katarina Bivald has written an absolutely delightful, charming book that celebrates the healing power of Read more...

 
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Leisurely paced, character-driven story set in small-town Iowa

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2016-01-06) Very Good Permalink
<div class="reviewText mediumText description readable">Sara's closest friend is one she's only met through letters. Their correspondence began due to buying, selling, and sharing books, and it grew to include stories of their lives and especially of Broken Wheel, the tiny town where Amy lived....
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