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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
2019-01-09 13:30:00 2019-01-09 14:30:00 America/Chicago Tinley Tomes The Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Tomes selection is "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson. Tinley Park Public Library tplibrary@tplibrary.org
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The Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Tomes selection is "The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared" by Jonas Jonasson.

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. A big celebration is in the works for his 100th birthday, but Allan really isn’t interested (and he’d like a bit more control over his alcohol consumption), so he decides to escape. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and entirely unexpected journey. It would be the adventure of a lifetime for anyone else, but Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: he has not only witnessed some of the most important events of the 20th century, but actually played a key role in them. Quirky and utterly unique, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers across the world.

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Tinley Tomes comprises two groups that discuss a variety of fiction and nonfiction books. One group meets at 1:30 pm on the second Wednesday of the month and the other at 7:30 pm on the fourth Tuesday. Selections are available at the Adult Reference Desk in hardcover, large print, and audio formats one month before the discussion date.

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1st floor – Meeting Room A
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Book Discussion
Ages: 
Adult
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