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Per Petterson

Per Petterson
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Per Petterson is the author of books including In the Wake, To Siberia, and I Curse the River of Time. Out Stealing Horses has won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize. The New York Times Book Review named it one of the 10 best books of the year. A former bookseller, Petterson lives in Oslo, Norway.

Per Petterson

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It's Fine by Me
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It's Fine by Me

Per Petterson, Translated by Don Bartlett
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Author of Out Stealing Horses
A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year

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I Curse the River of Time
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I Curse the River of Time

Per Petterson
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A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR

It's 1989 and "three monumental events twine around one another in Arvid Jansen's penumbral soul. His fifteen-year marriage is dissolving,...

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To Siberia
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To Siberia

Per Petterson; Translated by Anne Born
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I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted...

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Out Stealing Horses
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Out Stealing Horses

Per Petterson; Translated by Anne Born
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We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said, standing at the door to the cabin where I was spending the summer with my father. I was fifteen. It was 1948 and oneof the first days...

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In the Wake
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In the Wake

Per Petterson
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When Arvid Jansen comes-to one morning in the doorway of a bookstore in Oslo, Norway, his grief comes back to him in devastating flashes: His parents and his brothers are dead, he has lost touch...

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