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by Euan Kerr, Minnesota Public Radio
September 27, 2007
St. Paul, Minn. — Per Petterson's book "Out Stealing Horses" catapulted the Norwegian author into the forefront of European literature.
It won the prestigious 2007 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. In winning the prize Petterson, beat out J.M. Coetzee, Jonathan Safran Foer, Cormac McCarthy and Salman Rushdie.
The win was also celebrated in the Twin Cities where Graywolf Press had signed a deal to publish the U.S. edition.