Pete Hautman


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in Berkeley, CA, The United States
January 01, 1952

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Pete Hautman is the author of Godless, which won the National Book Award, and many other critically acclaimed books for teens and adults, including Blank Confession, All-In, Rash, No Limit, and Invisible. Mr. Was was nominated for an Edgar Award by the Mystery Writers of America. Pete lives in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Visit him at petehautman.com.

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Four Things I Will Do This Spring, in Chronological Order

I'm not doing a lot of book stuff this spring, which is good, because there will be mushrooms in the woods that need picking, and yard work to do, and a novel to finish. Here's what I've got:




April 6—Minnesota Book Awards

Most state book awards draw from a national pool, but Minnesota is one of the few states with so much talent that we have a high-profile literary award for only “our” authors. Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.65 · 27,083 ratings · 4,584 reviews · 39 distinct worksSimilar authors
Godless

3.60 avg rating — 4,432 ratings — published 2004 — 10 editions
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Rash

3.75 avg rating — 3,336 ratings — published 2006 — 12 editions
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Invisible

3.84 avg rating — 2,451 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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3.48 avg rating — 2,337 ratings — published 2003 — 9 editions
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The Obsidian Blade (The Kla...

3.37 avg rating — 2,290 ratings — published 2012 — 15 editions
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Slider

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The Big Crunch

3.55 avg rating — 1,896 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Blank Confession

3.75 avg rating — 1,766 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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Mr. Was

4.09 avg rating — 729 ratings — published 1996 — 11 editions
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How to Steal a Car

3.36 avg rating — 754 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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“Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous - they contain ideas.”
Pete Hautman

“We connect through our dreams. Like we could be a thousand miles apart and I'd still know you were there.”
Pete Hautman, The Big Crunch

“You ever watch a football game and get totally into it? Why? It's not a real battle. It's just a game somebody made up. So how can you take it seriously? Or, you ever see a movie that made your heart about jump out of your chest? Or one that made you cry? Why? It wasn't real. You ever look at a photo of food that made your mouth water? Why? You can't eat the picture.

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Same thing with water towers and God. I don't have to be a believer to be serious about my religion.”
Pete Hautman, Godless

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