In the Wake

In the Wake

Book - 2007
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When Arvid Jansen comes-to one morning in the doorway of a bookstore in Oslo, Norway, his grief comes back to him in devastating flashes: His parents and his brothers are dead, he has lost touch with his wife and daughters, abandoned his career as a writer and bookseller. His old life is gone. nbsp; In the Wakeis the story of Arvid's first steps toward resuming that life, of his gradual confrontation with everything he lost and ultimately with his own role in the disaster that killed his family.
Publisher: New York : Picador USA/St. Martin's Press/Thomas Dunne Books, 2007
Characteristics: 230 p. ; 21 cm
Edition: 1st Picador ed
ISBN: 9780312427047
0312427042
Call Number: FICTION PETTERSON

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uncommonreader
Aug 02, 2012

A first book about grief, guilt and lonlieness. Not as good as his later books.

Glaschu Aug 30, 2008

A well written story ! I really wanted to see the main character and his brother succeed in making some sense of their emotions. Loved the dream sequences.

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