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Petterson, Per

Summary: Anticipating a divorce against a backdrop of the fall of communism, Arvid Jansen is further dismayed by his mother's diagnosis with cancer, a situation that prompts his emotionally charged quest for understanding and balance.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

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Petterson, Per

Summary: An early morning adventure out stealing horses leads to the tragic death of one boy and a resulting lifetime of guilt and isolation for his friend, in this moving tale about the painful loss of innocence and of traditional ways of life that are gone forever.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2007

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Petterson, Per

Summary: Two men meet by accident on a bridge early one morning. Once they were best friends but Tommy and Jim haven't seen each other for 35 years. Back then, Tommy and his sister were abandoned by their mother and later by their abusive father, and Jim, who lived alone with his religious mother, went to high school and became a socialist. Then one winter, Jim started to doubt whether he was deserving...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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Petterson, Per

Summary: A novel on a brother and sister in Denmark who live on a farm. Both dream of adventure--she wants to see Siberia, he Morocco--but only he succeeds, forced to flee his home by World War II. By a Norwegian writer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvill Press 1998

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Petterson, Per

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2006

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Petterson, Per

Summary: Sixty-seven-year-old Trond Sander lives secluded in a far corner of Norway. Casting his mind back to 1948, he recalls a horse stealing prank with his best friend that turned tragic and changed his life forever.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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Petterson, Per

Summary: Anticipating a divorce against a backdrop of the fall of communism, Arvid Jansen is further dismayed by his mother's diagnosis with cancer, a situation that prompts his emotionally charged quest for understanding and balance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2010

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Petterson, Per

Summary: "[A] tale of two men whose accidental meeting one morning recalls their boyhood thirty-five years ago. Back then, Tommy was separated from his sisters after he stood up to their abusive father. Jim was by Tommy's side through it all. But one winter night, a chance event on a frozen lake forever changes the balance of their friendship. Now, Jim fishes alone on a bridge as Tommy drives by in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Press 2015

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Petterson, Per

Summary: On his first day of school, a teacher welcomes Audun to the class by asking him to describe his former life in the country. But there are stories about his family he would prefer to keep to himself, such as the weeks he spent living in a couple of cardboard boxes, and the day of his little brother's birth, when his drunken father fired three shots into the ceiling. So he refuses to talk and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graywolf Pr 2012

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Petterson, Per

Summary: In Danish Jutland before the Nazi invasion, a young girl dreams of embarking on a great journey to Siberia, while her brother instead dreams of the warmer climate of Morocco.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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