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To Siberia

Per Petterson, Anne Born (Translator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (12/4/2008)
Paperback (9/1/2009)
Paperback, Large Print, Large Print (1/1/2009)


"I was fourteen and a half when the Germans came. On that 9th April we woke to the roar of aeroplanes swooping so low over the roofs of the town that we could see the black iron crosses painted on the underside of their wings when we leaned out of the windows and looked up. "
In this exquisite novel, readers will find the crystalline prose and depth of feeling they adored in "Out Stealing Horses," a literary sensation of 2007.

A brother and sister are forced ever more closely together after the suicide of their grandfather. Their parents' neglect leaves them wandering the streets of their small Danish village. The sister dreams of escaping to Siberia, but it seems increasingly distant as she helplessly watches her brother become more and more involved in resisting the Nazis.

Graywolf Press, 9781555975067, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 30, 2008

About the Author

Per Petterson is the author of books including "In the Wake," "I Curse the River of Time," and "Out Stealing Horses," which won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Norwegian Booksellers' Prize. "The New York Times "Book Review named it one of the 10 best books of the year. A former bookseller, Petterson lives in Oslo, Norway.