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Peter Geye, author of THE SKI JUMPERS - an in-person Boswell event

Peter Geye, author of THE SKI JUMPERS - an in-person Boswell event

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Peter Geye, author of THE SKI JUMPERS - an in-person Boswell event

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Boswell presents an evening with Peter Geye, author of Northernmost, for the release of his latest, The Ski Jumpers.

A brilliant ski jumper has to be fearless - Jon Bargaard remembers this well. His memories of daring leaps and risks might be the key to the book he's always wanted to write: a novel about his family, beginning with Pops, once a champion ski jumper himself, who also took Jon and his younger brother Anton to the heights. But Jon has never been able to get past the next, ruinous episode of their history, and now that he has received a terrible diagnosis, he's afraid he never will. As thrilling as those soaring flights, as precarious as the Bargaard family's complicated love, as tender as Jon's backward gaze while disease takes him inexorably forward, Peter Geye's gorgeous prose brings the brothers to the precipice of their relationship, where they have to choose: each other, or the secrets they've held so tightly for so long.

From Leif Enger, author of Virgil Wander: "Peter Geye writes full-hearted novels made for winter, and The Ski Jumpers is his best to date. I love these stoic Bargaards, whose religion of flight embraces profane saints, secret chambers, and dazzling acts of sacrifice. Geye wraps his tale in prose that soars as we hold our breath, then brings it all home with the elegance of a Telemark landing."

Peter Geye is author of the award-winning novels Safe from the Sea, The Lighthouse Road, and Wintering , winner of the Minnesota Book Award. He teaches the yearlong Novel Writing Project at the Loft Literary Center.

Click here to purchase your copy of The Ski Jumpers. Signed copies and personalization available on pre-orders. Please note that signed copies will not be shipped until after the event.

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