WorldCat Identities

Petterson, Per 1952-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 472 publications in 23 languages and 12,326 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Short stories  History  Bildungsromans  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  War stories  Novels 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PT8951.26.E88, 839.82374
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Per Petterson
 
Most widely held works by Per Petterson
Out stealing horses by Per Petterson( Book )

88 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 3,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a meeting with his only neighbor, sixty-seven-year-old Trond is forced to reflect upon a long-ago incident that marks the beginning of a series of losses for Trond and his childhood friend, Jon
I curse the river of time by Per Petterson( Book )

41 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
To Siberia by Per Petterson( Book )

44 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
I refuse by Per Petterson( Book )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 of the friendship. Now Jim is standing on the bridge, fishing, when Tommy drives by in his expensive new Mercedes. I Refuse follows both men during the course of the fateful day that follows. Per Petterson's outstanding new novel is broader in scope than many of his previous novels, but as powerful and moving as anything he has ever written
It's fine by me by Per Petterson( Book )

33 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 refuses to take off his sunglasses. In his late teens Audun is the only one of his family who remains with his mother in their home in a working-class district of Oslo. He delivers newspapers when he is not in school and talks for hours about Jack London and Ernest Hemingway with his best friend Arvid. But he's not sure that school is the right path for him, feeling that life holds other possibilities
Ashes in my mouth, sand in my shoes : stories by Per Petterson( Book )

22 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in Norwegian and English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Arvid Jansen lives on the outskirts of Oslo. It's the early sixties; his father works in a shoe factory and his Danish mother works as a cleaner. Arvid has nightmares about crocodiles and still wets his bed at night, but slowly he begins to understand the world around him. Vivid images accompany each new event: A photo of his mother as a young woman makes him cry as he realizes how time passes, and the black car that comes to collect his father on the day Arvid's grandfather dies reminds him of the passing of his bullfinch. And then, one morning, his teacher tells his class to pray because a nuclear war is looming.Ashes in My Mouth, Sand in My Shoes, Per Petterson's debut, in which he introduces Arvid Jansen to the world, is a delicate portrait of childhood in all its complexity, wonder, and confusion that will delight fans of "Out Stealing Horses" and new readers alike
Out stealing horses by Per Petterson( Recording )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
To Siberia by Per Petterson( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
It's fine by me by Per Petterson( Recording )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arvid Jansen befriends a boy named Audun, who is new to Arvid's school. On his first day, Audun refuses to talk or take his sunglasses off. Arvid soon learns that there are stories that Audun would prefer to keep to himself. Audun opens up to Arvid and tells him about life with his mother in a working-class district of Oslo; his job delivering newspapers; his respect for authors Jack London and Ernest Hemingway; and his doubts about school being the right path for him
I refuse by Per Petterson( Recording )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 of the friendship. Now Jim is standing on the bridge, fishing, when Tommy drives by in his expensive new Mercedes. I Refuse follows both men during the course of the fateful day that follows
I curse the river of time by Per Petterson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Ashes in my mouth, sand in my shoes : stories by Per Petterson( Recording )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Arvid Jansen lives on the outskirts of Oslo. It's the early sixties; his father works in a shoe factory and his Danish mother works as a cleaner. Arvid has nightmares about crocodiles and still wets his bed at night, but slowly he begins to understand the world around him. Vivid images accompany each new event: A photo of his mother as a young woman makes him cry as he realizes how time passes, and the black car that comes to collect his father on the day Arvid's grandfather dies reminds him of the passing of his bullfinch. And then, one morning, his teacher tells his class to pray because a nuclear war is looming
Til Sibir : roman by Per Petterson( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in Norwegian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman om søskendekærlighed fortalt af en aldrende kvinde, som mindes sit liv fra seksårsalderen til hun er 23 og gravid, og netop har mistet sin bror
Månen over porten : litterært og personlig by Per Petterson( Book )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in Norwegian and Danish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ekkoland by Per Petterson( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hanne Borchgrevink : sparsomhetens estetikk : maleri, tresnitt = The aesthetics of simplicity : paintings, woodcuts by Hanne Borchgrevink( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in Norwegian and English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The name Hanne Borchgrevink has become synonymous with the house motif. For 40 years she has researched and depicted the house on canvas and paper, and her constant refinement of a particular basic shape is unique in Norwegian art history. This comprehensive and lavishly illustrated monograph celebrates one of Norway's most outstanding contemporary artists
Pferde stehlen by Per Petterson( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der alternde Trond erinnert sich an den Sommer 1948, den er als 15-Jähriger mit seinem Vater in einem Dorf nahe der schwedischen Grenze verbrachte. In dieser Zeit lernte er seinen Vater neu kennen und verlor ihn wieder
Nicht mit mir Roman by Per Petterson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jim, der Gymnasiast, wuchs wohlbehütet bei seiner frommen Mutter auf. Tommy dagegen lebte bei einem Pflegevater und arbeitete in der Sägemühle. Von seiner Mutter wurde er verlassen, seinen prügelnden Vater hat er in die Flucht geschlagen. Heute ist er in der Finanzbranche erfolgreich, aber der Job ist ihm zuwider. Jim ist Bibliothekar geworden, seit einem Jahr jedoch krankgeschrieben. Nach dreißig Jahren sehen sich die beiden einst unzertrennlichen Freunde wieder. In unvergesslichen Szenen erzählt Per Petterson vom Leben ganz normaler Menschen - von ihrer Freundschaft, ihren Frauen, ihrer Einsamkeit und ihrer Wut. Gelesen von Sebastian Rudolph als Jim, Bernd Grawert als Tommy, Nina Petri als dessen Schwester Siri und Walter Kreye als Erzähler. (Quelle: https://www.buchhandel.de)
 
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Out stealing horses
Alternative Names
Bētersūn, Bēr 1952-

P PETTERSON

Paidesen, Peier

Paitesen, Peier

Patesen, Peier

Per Petterson Noors schrijver

Per Petterson norsk författare

Per Petterson norsk skribent

Per Petterson Norwegian novelist

Per Petterson norwegischer Schriftsteller

Per Petterson pisarz norweski

Per Petterson scrittore norvegese

Peteršon, Per

Petersons, Pērs

Petersons, Pērs 1952-

Petešon, Per

Petešun, Per

Petteruson, Pêru

Пер Петтерсон

Петтерсон, Пер

פר פטרסון

페터슨, 퍼 1952-

ペッテルソン, ペール

佩尔·彼得松

Languages
English (138)

Norwegian (81)

German (37)

Dutch (14)

Spanish (13)

French (12)

Danish (10)

Polish (7)

Russian (5)

Chinese (4)

Italian (3)

Arabic (3)

Hebrew (3)

Turkish (3)

Czech (2)

Swedish (2)

Norwegian (2)

Catalan (2)

Tamil (1)

Korean (1)

Hindi (1)

Bosnian (1)

Serbian (1)

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I curse the river of timeTo SiberiaIt's fine by me