WorldCat Identities

Petterson, Per 1952-

Overview
Works: 62 works in 716 publications in 26 languages and 12,605 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Bildungsromans  Short stories  Thrillers (Fiction)  Novels  History  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Translator, Creator, Contributor, Collaborator
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 )

50 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,989 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 refuse by Per Petterson( Book )

60 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,660 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
I curse the river of time by Per Petterson( Book )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,643 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 )

77 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years before the Nazis arrive, two young people growing up in Danish Jutland have dreams of leaving their frigid coastal town while coping with distant parents, eccentric family members, and the cold winds. In the aftermath of their grandfather's suicide, the arrival of puberty and most tragically, the German invasion, their idyllic childhood changes forever
It's fine by me by Per Petterson( Book )

46 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,229 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's the only one of his family who remains with his mother in their home in a working-class district of Oslo, where he delivers newspapers when he's 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
In the wake by Per Petterson( Book )

54 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following an accident that ended the lives of his family, a novelist struggles with survivor's guilt and writer's block while limiting his human contacts to a Kurdish neighbor and a woman he glimpses in a flat across the road
Ashes in my mouth, sand in my shoes : stories by Per Petterson( Book )

31 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten stories paint a complex, confusing, wonder-filled portrait of childhood through the eyes of a young boy, Arvid Jansen, in 1960s Oslo
Paarden stelen by Per Petterson( Book )

99 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Out stealing horses by Per Petterson( Recording )

17 editions published between 2003 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 324 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
Ik vervloek de rivier des tijds by Per Petterson( Book )

45 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als zijn moeder ziek vanuit Noorwegen terugkeert naar haar geboortestreek in Denemarken, volgt Arvid Jansen haar
Echoland by Per Petterson( Book )

28 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12-year-old Arvid and his family are on holiday, staying with his grandparents in Denmark. Confused by the underlying tension between his mother and grandmother, Arvid is grappling with his own sense of self. He's on the cusp of becoming a teenager, feeling awkward in his own skin. As Arvid cycles around town, down to the beach with its view of the lighthouse, his new-found freedom fuels his desire to experience life. 'Echoland' is a subtle and truthful snapshot of growing up, with an emotional depth that lingers long after its final pages
To Siberia by Per Petterson( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 145 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
I refuse by Per Petterson( Recording )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 137 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
It's fine by me by Per Petterson( Recording )

16 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 124 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 curse the river of time by Per Petterson( Recording )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 102 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 )

9 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 71 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
Hanne Borchgrevink : sparsomhetens estetikk : maleri, tresnitt = The aesthetics of simplicity : paintings, woodcuts by Hanne Borchgrevink( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in Norwegian and English and held by 39 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
Wai chu tou ma by Pai Te Sen( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I en øde sæterhytte sidder den gamle mand Trond og tænker på den fjerne fortid, i sommeren 1948, hvor han og faderen befandt sig samme sted, i en idyllisk sommer, som fik en brat afslutning
Månen over porten : litterært og personlig by Per Petterson( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tekstene i denne samlingen dreier seg rundt det å lese litteratur, og det å bli og være forfatter. Per Petterson lar leseren ta del i egne leseopplevelser. Han forteller om det å møte en forfatter man beundrer, inspirasjonskilder og om sine favorittforfattere. Ib. 2004. Forhåndsomtale
Pferde stehlen by Per Petterson( Recording )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 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
 
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Out stealing horses
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I curse the river of timeTo SiberiaIt's fine by meIn the wakePaarden stelenIk vervloek de rivier des tijdsI curse the river of time
Alternative Names
Bētersūn, Bēr 1952-

P PETTERSON

Paidesen, Peier 1952-

Paitesen, Peier 1952-

Patarsen, Par 1952-

Patarsun, Pir 1952-

Patesen, Peier

Patesen, Peier 1952-

Per Petterson Noors schrijver

Per Petterson Norra romaanikirjanik

Per Petterson norsk författare

Per Petterson norsk skribent

Per Petterson norský spisovatel

Per Petterson Norwegian novelist

Per Petterson norwegischer Schriftsteller

Per Petterson novel·lista noruec

Per Petterson novelista noruego

Per Petterson pisarz norweski

Per Petterson romancier norvégien

Per Petterson scrittore norvegese

Peteršon, Per

Peṭerson, Per 1952-

Petersons, Pērs 1952-

Petešon, Per 1952-

Petešun, Per 1952-

Petterson, Per, 1952-

Pettersonas Peras

Petteruson, Pêru 1952-

Пер Петтерсон

Петтерсон, Пер

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פר פטרסון

פר פטרסון מחבר רומנים נורווגי

بيترسون, بير 1952-

بير بيترسون، 1952-

بير بيترسون روائي نرويجي

پیر پیترسون نویسنده نروژی

페터슨, 퍼 1952-

ペッテルソン, ペール

佩尔·彼得松

Languages
English (248)

Norwegian (110)

German (69)

Norwegian (42)

Danish (27)

Dutch (20)

French (18)

Spanish (16)

Polish (10)

Italian (9)

Chinese (6)

Arabic (5)

Russian (5)

Turkish (4)

Czech (3)

Swedish (3)

Hebrew (3)

Korean (2)

Faroese (2)

Bosnian (2)

Catalan (2)

Serbian (2)

Hungarian (1)

Tamil (1)

Armenian (1)

Hindi (1)

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