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The hundred year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared: Book Club set Jonas Jonasson.

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Shelf Location BookClub/J
Book Club
Author Jonasson, Jonas, 1961-
Title The hundred year old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared : Book Club set / Jonas Jonasson.
Publication Details Sydney, NSW.: 2012 Allen & Unwin,
Collation 390 pages : 23 cm. ; 10 copies ;
General Note Donated by U3A No. 1 Bookclub - April 2013.
Abstract/Summary On his one-hundredth birthday Allan Karlsson makes his escape from the old people's home and embarks on an unlikely and momentous adventure. Escaping (in his slippers) through his bedroom window, into the flowerbed, Allan makes his getaway. And so begins his picaresque and unlikely journey involving a suitcase full of cash, a few thugs, a very friendly hot-dog stand operator, a few deaths, an elephant and incompetent police. As his escapades unfold, Allan's earlier life is revealed. A life in which - remarkably - he played a key role behind the scenes in some of the momentous events of the twentieth century.
Subject Older people
Book Club set
Humorous fiction
Alternate Title One hundred year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared
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