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Johan Harstad
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JOHAN HARSTAD, winner of the 2008 Brage Award (previously won by Per Petterson), is a Norwegian author, playwright, graphic designer, drummer, and international sensation, with books published in eleven countries. His first novel, Buzz Aldrin, What Happened To You In All The Confusion?, was in 2009 made into a TV series starring The Wire’s Chad Coleman. Harstad lives in Oslo. 

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Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
A Novel
Written by Johan Harstad
Translated by Deborah Dawkin


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $17.95

In Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?, readers follow a man who wishes not to be followed, a man who, after a series of personal and professional disasters, finds himself lying on a rain-soaked road in the desolate, treeless Faroe Islands, population only a few thousand, a... Read more >
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Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
A Novel
Written by Johan Harstad
Translated by Deborah Dawkin


Format: Hardcover, 480 pages
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $30.00

Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion? opens with the line: “The person you love is 72.8% water, and it hasn’t rained for weeks.” From there, Brage Award—winning author and playwright Johan Harstad’s debut–previously published in eleven countries and now making its first English-language appearance–tells the story of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?
A Novel
Written by Johan Harstad
Translated by Deborah Dawkin


Format: eBook
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $30.00

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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