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Out stealing horses

Author: Per Petterson
Publisher: Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, [2007]
Series: Lannan translation series selection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Petterson, Per, 1952-
Out stealing horses.
Saint Paul, Minn. : Graywolf Press, [2007]
(OCoLC)608530130
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Per Petterson
ISBN: 1555974708 9781555974701 9780312427085 0312427085
OCLC Number: 123434845
Language Note: Translated from the Norwegian.
Notes: Translation of: Ut og stjæle hester.
Originally published in English in 2005 by Harvill Secker, London.
Description: 258 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Lannan translation series selection.
Other Titles: Ut og stjæle hester.
Responsibility: Per Petterson ; translated by Anne Born.
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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.

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Poetically written, straightforward plot

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2016-10-27) Very Good Permalink

  This novel is not an experimental text, and not the deepest tale ever told, but it is a good tale well told. The writing is clean and well-crafted. The plot moves smoothly without waste. The story blends the struggle to come to grips with family drama along with dangerous resistence to the...
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