Things My Son Needs to Know about the World by Fredrik Backman

Things My Son Needs to Know about the World

Fredrik Backman with Alice Menzies (Translator)

208 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

nonfiction essays memoir emotional funny fast-paced


The #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Man Called Ove shares an irresistible and moving collection of heartfelt, humorous essays about fatherhood, providing his newborn son with the perspective and tools he'll need to make his way in the wo...

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inspiring 36%
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informative 7%
adventurous 1%
challenging 1%
sad 1%


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