The Resource The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 831⁄4 years old, Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans

The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 831⁄4 years old, Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans

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The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 831⁄4 years old
Title
The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 831⁄4 years old
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Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans
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Secret diary of Hendrik Groen, eighty-three and a quarter years old
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  • eng
  • dut
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'Another year and I still don't like old people. Me? I am 83 years old. 'Hendrik Groen may be old, but he is far from dead and isn't planning to be buried any time soon. Granted, his daily strolls are getting shorter because his legs are no longer willing and he had to visit his doctor more than he'd like. Technically speaking he is ... elderly. But surely there is more to life at his age than weak tea and potted geraniums?Hendrik sets out to write an expos: a year in the life of his care home in Amsterdam, revealing all its ups and downs - not least his new endeavour the anarchic Old-But-Not Dead Club. And when Eefje moves in - the woman Hendrik has always longed for - he polishes his shoes (and his teeth), grooms what's left of his hair and attempts to make something of the life he has left, with hilarious, tender and devastating consequences
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Translated from the Dutch
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The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 831⁄4 years old, Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans
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The secret diary of Hendrik Groen, 831⁄4 years old, Hendrik Groen ; translated by Hester Velmans
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360 pages
Isbn
9780718182953
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957575113

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