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North Parish Book/Movie Group

January 12, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Looking at real estate isn’t usually a life-or-death situation, but an apartment open house becomes just that when a  failed bank robber bursts in and takes a group of strangers hostage. The captives include a recently retired couple who  relentlessly hunt down fixer-uppers to avoid the painful truth that they can’t fix their own marriage. There’s a wealthy  bank director who has been too busy to care about anyone else and a young couple who are about to have their first  child but can’t seem to agree on anything, from where they want to live to how they met in the first place. Add to the  mix an eighty-seven-year-old woman who has lived long enough not to be afraid of someone waving a gun in her face, a  flustered but still-ready-to-make-a-deal real estate agent, and a mystery man who has locked himself in the apartment’s  only bathroom, and you’ve got the worst group of hostages in the world. As the authorities and the media surround the  premises these reluctant allies will reveal surprising truths about themselves and set in motion a chain of events so  unexpected that even they can hardly explain what happens next. 

Contact is Suzanne Adams, sue@gndhome.com


January 12, 2022
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Book/Movie Group