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Kurt Gets Truckloads

(2013)
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Kurt is a truck driver. He loves his truck. He loves his wife, too, and their three children. Kurt has always been a very kind man, until... One day Kurt saves a man's life and is rewarded with a diamond as big as a football. But what use is a diamond? Kurt sells it and gets fifty million dollars. Now that he has truckloads of money, it is not surprising that Kurt turns nasty. Written by Erlend Loe, illustrated by Kim Hiorthoy and translated by Don Bartlett. Erlend Loe was born in 1969. He is a popular Norwegian novelist and screenwriter whose work has been translated into more than 20 languages. He lives in Oslo, Norway. Kim Hiorthoy, born in 1973, is a Norwegian electronic musician, graphic designer, illustrator, filmmaker and writer. He lives in Berlin, Germany. Translator Don Bartlett is best known for his translations of Norwegian crime writer, Jo Nesbo. This paperback book has 120 pages and measures 18.5 x 13.5 x 1cm

Genre: Young Adult Fiction

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August 2013 : New Zealand Paperback
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Title: Kurt Gets Truckloads
Author(s): Erlend Loe
ISBN: 1-877579-30-0 / 978-1-877579-30-1 (New Zealand edition)
Publisher: Gecko Press
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