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The Resource It's fine by me, Per Petterson ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett

It's fine by me, Per Petterson ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett

Label
It's fine by me
Title
It's fine by me
Statement of responsibility
Per Petterson ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett
Title variation
It is fine by me
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 is the only one of his family who remains with his mother in their home in a working-class district of Oslo. He delivers newspapers when he is 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
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BTCTA
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1952-
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Petterson, Per
Dewey number
839.8/2374
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Norwegian
LC call number
PT8951.26.E88
LC item number
I87 2012
Literary form
fiction
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Bartlett, Don
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  • Families
  • Oslo (Norway)
Label
It's fine by me, Per Petterson ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett
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Publication
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
199 p. ;
Isbn
9781555976262
Lccn
2012936227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
23 cm.
System control number
  • ocn775416400
  • (OCoLC)775416400
Label
It's fine by me, Per Petterson ; translated from the Norwegian by Don Bartlett
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
199 p. ;
Isbn
9781555976262
Lccn
2012936227
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
23 cm.
System control number
  • ocn775416400
  • (OCoLC)775416400

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