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Per Petterson
PER PETTERSON won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the novel Out Stealing Horses, which has been translated into more than thirty languages and was named a Best Book of 2007 by The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly. Before publishing his first book, Petterson worked as a... show more

PER PETTERSON won the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the novel Out Stealing Horses, which has been translated into more than thirty languages and was named a Best Book of 2007 by The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly. Before publishing his first book, Petterson worked as a bookseller in Norway.
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Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 9 years ago
Translated from the Norwegian by Don BartlettThis must be a back number as the copyright is 1992. No dedication or front quote, just straight into the opening:I was thirteen years old and about to start the seventh class at Veitvet School. My mother said she would go with me on the first day - we we...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it 10 years ago
Copy received from and reviewed for BookgeeksSet in the 1970’s in Norway, this is the story of Audun Sletton.When the book starts Audun is 13 years old and facing his first day in a new school where insists on keeping his sunglasses on all day and refuses to talk about where he came from and his pas...
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