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Per Petterson (born 18 July 1952, Oslo), is a prize-winning Norwegian novelist.

Petterson's debut was Aske i munnen, sand i skoa (1987), a collection of short stories. He has since published a number of novels to good reviews. To Siberia (1996), a novel set in the Second World War, was published in English in 1998 and nominated for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize. His novel I kjølvannet, translated as In the Wake (2002), is a young man's story of losing his family in the Scandinavian Star ferry disaster in 1990; it won the Brage Prize for 2000. His 2008 novel Jeg forbanner tidens elv (I Curse the River of Time) won The Nordic Council's Literature Prize for 2009, with an English translation published in 2010.

His breakthrough novel was Ut og stjæle hester (2003) which was awarded two top literary prizes in Norway - the The Norwegian Critics Prize for Literature and the Booksellers’ Best Book of the Year Award. The 2005 English language translation, Out Stealing Horses, was awarded the 2006 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the 2007 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award (the world's largest monetary literary prize for a single work of fiction published in English (?100,000). In the December 9. 2007 issue of the New York Times Book Review Out Stealing Horses was named one of the 10 best books of the year.

Petterson is a trained librarian. He has worked as a bookstore clerk, translator and literary critic before becoming a full-time writer. He cites Knut Hamsun and Raymond Carver among his influences [1].

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Total Books: 45
Ashes in My Mouth Sand in My Shoes Stories
Ashes in My Mouth Sand in My Shoes Stories (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781555977009
ISBN-10: 1555977006
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Det Er Greit for Meg Roman [Norwegian Edition] (Other)
Ekkoland [Norwegian Edition] (Other)
I Curse the River of Time
I Curse the River of Time (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780312429539
ISBN-10: 0312429533
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 3

I luoghi pi lontani
I Luoghi Pi Lontani (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788860884312
ISBN-10: 8860884314
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I Refuse
I Refuse (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099584551
ISBN-10: 0099584557
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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I Refuse A Novel
I Refuse a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781555976996
ISBN-10: 1555976999
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Reference
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 3

Im Kielwasser
Im Kielwasser (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783446208674
ISBN-10: 3446208674
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In the Wake
In the Wake (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780099520740
ISBN-10: 0099520745
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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In the Wake  A Novel
In the Wake a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312343835
ISBN-10: 0312343833
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
 4

It's Fine by Me
It's Fine By Me (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312595340
ISBN-10: 0312595344
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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It's Fine By Me A Novel
It's Fine By Me a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781555976262
ISBN-10: 1555976263
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Reference
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Jeg Forbanner Tidens Elv
Jeg Forbanner Tidens Elv (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788249506439
ISBN-10: 824950643X
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Out Stealing Horses
Out Stealing Horses (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780099506133
ISBN-10: 0099506130
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
 10

Out Stealing Horses
Out Stealing Horses (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780312427085
ISBN-10: 0312427085
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 194

Out Stealing Horses
Out Stealing Horses (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781555974701
ISBN-10: 1555974708
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
 27

Pettersson und Findus Puzzlebuch 02
Pettersson Und Findus Puzzlebuch 02 (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783897488168
ISBN-10: 3897488167
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Pferde stehlen
Pferde Stehlen (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783446207349
ISBN-10: 3446207341
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Salir a Robar Caballos
Salir a Robar Caballos [Out Stealing Horses - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788402420220
ISBN-10: 8402420222
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Sehnsucht nach Sibirien
Sehnsucht Nach Sibirien (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783596143993
ISBN-10: 3596143993
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Til Sibir Roman
Til Sibir Roman [Norwegian Edition] (Other)
ISBN-13: 9788270947607
ISBN-10: 8270947601
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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To Siberia
To Siberia (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780099523444
ISBN-10: 0099523442
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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Yo maldigo el rio del tiempo/ I Curse the River of Time
Yo Maldigo El Rio Del Tiempo/ I Curse the River of Time [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788439722175
ISBN-10: 8439722176
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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