The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

The 100-year-old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

Book - 2012
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"After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his alcohol consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey. It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: Not only has he witnessed some of the most important events of the twentieth century, he has actually played a key role in them...."--Publisher.
Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers, 2012
ISBN: 9781443419109
Branch Call Number: F JON NVD
Characteristics: 384 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Bradbury, Rod

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books4eo
Feb 09, 2014

This novel is outstanding!! A wonderful read, it made me laugh out loud.

Bit of a long read. But completely worth it!! I literally laughed out loud a couple of times while I read it. It's a wonderful adventure story.

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spudwil
May 28, 2013

too wordy and a bit confusing.

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