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The Deal of a Lifetime

Cover: 'The Deal of a Lifetime'

Staff Review: "The Deal of a Lifetime" by Fredrik Backman


When I saw this new book on the adult fiction shelf in the library, I judged it by physical size and the fact that it had less than 75 pages. I wondered, what could possibly be on the pages that makes it so popular?

A man who loved work ahead of everything else in life, including his wife and even his own son, makes a decision with the lady in the gray sweater (and a clipboard) that will forever change the life of one very young child who is struggling with certain death from cancer. It is a very quick read but one that will stay in your mind for a very long time!

Audience: adults | Genre: fiction, contemporary fiction

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