In the Wake

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Product Details
Price
$19.00  $17.67
Publisher
Picador USA
Publish Date
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 0.7 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780312427047

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About the Author

Per Petterson was a librarian and bookseller before publishing his first book in 1987. In the Wake was the first of his novels to be published in the U.S. Out Stealing Horses, his second novel, was published by Graywolf Press in 2007. He lives in Oslo, Norway.

Reviews

"Per Petterson demonstrates, through his own commanding art, the solace of the written word as well as the necessity of human connection. It is understandable why European readers have long admired his work." --The New York Times

"This riveting story is as universal as love and death . . . Holds the reader in a hypnotic thrall." --St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Petterson's words have a music reminiscent of W. G. Sebald." --The New York Times Book Review

"A profound novel. Masterfully written." --Library Journal

"An impressive American debut." --Publishers Weekly