Before I Burn Summary
Gaute Heivoll

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Before I Burn Summary

Before I Burn by Gaute Heivoll tells two stories that begin some thirty years apart; but, in the end, they intersect. Although the book is considered a novel because there are elements of the story that are dramatized and imagined, it is based on actual events in the lives of real people.

Gaute Heivoll was born in a rural community in southern Norway. The idyllic countryside was dotted with dense woods...

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