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Peter Behrens
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Peter Behrens is the author of The Law of Dreams (which received Canada’s Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction and was published around the world to wide acclaim) and Night Driving, a collection of short stories. His stories and essays have appeared in many publications, including The Atlantic and Tin House. Honors he has received include a Wallace Stegner Fellowship from Stanford University’s Creative Writing Program.

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The Law of Dreams
A Novel
Written by Peter Behrens


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $15.00

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The O'Briens

Written by Peter Behrens


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $16.00

The O’Briens is an unforgettable saga of love, loss, and change spanning half a century in the lives of a restless patriarch and his splendid, tragic, ambitious clan.

In Joe O’Brien—backwoods boy, railroad magnate, brooding soul—Peter Behrens gives us a fiercely compelling man who exchanges isolation and poverty in the Canadian... Read more >
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The O'Briens

Written by Peter Behrens


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

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