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The Resource Out stealing horses, Per Petterson ; translated by Anne Born

Out stealing horses, Per Petterson ; translated by Anne Born

Label
Out stealing horses
Title
Out stealing horses
Statement of responsibility
Per Petterson ; translated by Anne Born
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • nor
  • eng
Summary
We were going out stealing horses. That was what he said. It was 1948 and one of the first days of July. Trond?s friend Jon often appeared on his doorstep with an adventure in mind for the two of them. But this morning was different. What began as a joy ride on "borrowed" horses ends with Jon falling into a strange trance of grief. Trond soon learns what befell Jon earlier that day - an incident that marks the beginning of a series of losses for both boys
Member of
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
  • International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, 2007.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007
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167627
Cataloging source
DLC
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1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Petterson, Per
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Born, Anne
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True
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  • Horse stealing
  • Social isolation
Target audience
adult
Label
Out stealing horses, Per Petterson ; translated by Anne Born
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000042878992
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
337 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781597227742
Isbn Type
(lg. print : softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008013109
Label
Out stealing horses, Per Petterson ; translated by Anne Born
Publication
Control code
000042878992
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
337 p. (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781597227742
Isbn Type
(lg. print : softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008013109

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