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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared Audiobook

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared Audiobook

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Publisher's Summary

After a long and eventful life, Allan Karlsson ends up in a nursing home, believing it to be his last stop. The only problem is that he's still in good health, and in one day, he turns 100. A big celebration is in the works, but Allan really isn't interested (and he'd like a bit more control over his vodka consumption). So he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey, involving, among other surprises, a suitcase stuffed with cash, some unpleasant criminals, a friendly hot-dog stand operator, and an elephant (not to mention a death by elephant).

Quirky and utterly unique, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed over 2 million people around the world.

©2009 Jonas Jonasson (P)2012 AudioGO

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    Loved this book. I am glad that I chose Audio for this read. The gentile man who read this book made it come to life . I might have given up reading trying to pronounce some of the names. I laughed out loud several times while listening to this book.

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    S. Wi 02-15-17

    Fantasy, Sci-fi, paranormal, suspense- few of my favorite genres Listen to english, french, and spanish

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    unlike any other book I've read, and written in such a dry and observant tone, I very much enjoyed listening to Allen and his adventures.

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    The narrator was a great choice. This book had me laughing and giggling on my drive to and from work. Allen would ramble from time to time, but what 100 year old man wouldn't? Great action-packed, love story. Would love to see a movie based on this book!

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    Amazon Customer Des Moines, IA United States 02-02-17
    Amazon Customer Des Moines, IA United States 02-02-17 Member Since 2010
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    The exploits of the 100yr old man are remarkable as are the other characters. What a romp through 100 years of history. The author's imagination is wonderful.

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    Enjoyed every minute of this cleverly written piece. Highly recommended to all audiences. The blending of past and present story lines was engaging

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    I absolutely loved this book! The reader did a beautiful job and I don't think it could have been performed any better. A humorous story well told...like Jeeves meets Holes meets A Soldier of the Great War....I recommend without any reservation whatsoever.

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