Peter Heller





Peter Heller


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in New York City, New York, The United States
February 13, 1959

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Peter Heller holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in both fiction and poetry. An award-winning adventure writer and longtime contributor to NPR, Heller is a contributing editor at Outside magazine, Men’s Journal, and National Geographic Adventure, and a regular contributor to Bloomberg Businessweek. He is also the author of several nonfiction books, including Kook, The Whale Warriors, and Hell or High Water: Surviving Tibet’s Tsangpo River. He lives in Denver, Colorado.

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The Painter

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Kook: What Surfing Taught M...

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Celine

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“Is it possible to love so desperately that life is unbearable? I don't mean unrequited, I mean being in the love. In the midst of it and desperate. Because knowing it will end, because everything does. End.”
Peter Heller, The Dog Stars
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“Grief is an element. It has its own cycle like the carbon cycle, the nitrogen. It never diminishes not ever. It passes in and out of everything.”
Peter Heller, The Dog Stars

“He's getting old. I don't count the years. I don't multiply by seven. They bred dogs for everything else, even diving for fish, why didn't they breed them to live longer, to live as long as a man?”
Peter Heller, The Dog Stars

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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
2014, 333 pages, average GR rating 4.06
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Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
 
  10 votes, 43.5%

Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
2012, 320 pages, average GR rating 3.88
$2.99 Kindle, cheap used printed
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Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
 
  6 votes, 26.1%

The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
2012, 320 pages, average GR rating 3.88
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The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
 
  4 votes, 17.4%

Dark Recollections by Chris Philbrook
2013, 268 pages, average GR rating 4.37
$2.99 Kindle, $10.40 paperback
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Dark Recollections (Adrian's Undead Diary #1) by Chris Philbrook
 
  3 votes, 13.0%

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