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On the bright side : the new secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 85 years old  Cover Image Book Book

On the bright side : the new secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 85 years old / Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans.

Groen, Hendrik, (author.). Velmans, Hester, (translator.).


In the acclaimed follow-up to the #1 international bestseller The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, everyone's favorite curmudgeon is back and as funny and charming as ever with the newest adventures of the Old-But-Not-Dead Club -- for fans of Frederik Backman and Graeme Simsion. Everyone's favorite octogenarian is back and, together with his pals in the Old-But-Not-Dead Club, he is more determined than ever to wreak havoc and turn a twinkly eye on the brighter side of life. After a year spent mourning the death of his beloved friend Eefje, Hendrik may be older and a little more wobbly, but his youthful appetite for mischief hasn't diminished. When fears arise that the home is set for demolition, it's up to Hendrik and the Old-But-Not-Dead Club to intervene.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781538746639
  • ISBN: 1538746638
  • ISBN: 9781549116087
  • ISBN: 1549116088
  • Physical Description: 441 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2019.

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General Note:
"First published in the Netherlands as Zolang er leven is by Meulenhoff in 2016. First English-language translation published by Michael Joseph in 2017"--Title page verso.
Language Note:
Translated to English from the Dutch.
Subject: Older men > Fiction.
Retirement communities > Fiction.
Genre: Diary fiction.
Humorous fiction.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Kenton County.


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