Anxious People

Anxious People

A Novel

Book - 2020 | First Atria Books hardcover edition
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Taken hostage by a failed bank robber while attending an open house, eight anxiety-prone strangers--including a redemption-seeking bank director, two couples who would fix their marriages, and a plucky octogenarian--discover their unexpected common traits.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, 2020
Edition: First Atria Books hardcover edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9781501160837
1501160834
Characteristics: 341 pages ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Smith, Neil (Neil Andrew), - Translator

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“What happens when a group of house hunters is taken hostage by an incompetent bank robber? Not what you expect. Filled with quirky, troubled characters, Backman’s latest shows us what most people need is kindness, understanding and one another.”—Janine Walsh, East Meadow Public Library, East Mea... Read More »

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove and “writer of astonishing depth” (The Washington Times) comes a poignant, charming novel about a crime that never took place, a would-be bank robber who disappears into thin air, and eight extremely anxious strangers who find they... Read More »


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