Ashes In My Mouth, Sand In My Shoes

  • Per Petterson/Don Bartlett

  • ISBN: 9781444824001

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Arvid is six years old and lives on the outskirts of Oslo. His father works in a shoe factory; his Danish mother works as a cleaner. Arvid wets his bed... more

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Arvid is six years old and lives on the outskirts of Oslo. His father works in a shoe factory; his Danish mother works as a cleaner. Arvid wets his bed at night and has nightmares about crocodiles, but begins to piece the world together. One day his father is collected in a black car; his grandfather has died, like the bullfinch. When Arvid sees a photo of his mother as a young woman, he understands how time passes; then cries and says he doesn't want to get old. And one morning the teacher tells the pupils to pray to God because a nuclear war is looming...
Ashes In My Mouth, Sand In My Shoes by Per Petterson/Don Bartlett

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Large Print Paperback: 9781444824001
(01 May 2015)

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