Book Club Kit: Out Stealing Horses

Out Stealing HorsesOut Stealing Horses
by Per Petterson
First Published: 2003, Translation: 2005
9 copies & Reading Guide

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.

Reading Guide:
Picador Press – includes Information about the Author and Discussion Questions.
Graywolf Press – includes Author Info and Discussion Questions

Reviews:
The New York Times – “In a Lonely Place” by Thomas McGuane
All Things Considered – “Out Stealing Horses Beats Fiction Heavyweights” by Alan Cheuse

Per Petterson Fansite: http://perpetterson.com/

Videos:
Petterson’s Acceptance Speech @ the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Pt 1

Petterson’s Acceptance Speech @ the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Pt 2

Similar Reads:
I Curse the River of Time by Per Petterson
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
The Eye of the Leopard by Henning Mankell
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle (Book Club Kit) by David Wroblewski

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