A Man's Place

A Man's Place

Book - 1992 | A Four Walls Eight Windows 1st ed
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A Man's Place recounts the story of a daughter coming to terms with her formative years as she writes an unflinching portrait of her father's life and death. A companion work to Ernaux's powerful A Woman's Story; both
Publisher: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows, c1992
Edition: A Four Walls Eight Windows 1st ed
ISBN: 9780941423755
Branch Call Number: x
Characteristics: 99 p. ; 22 cm


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WVMLStaffPicks Dec 30, 2014

In this autobiographical novel Erneaux writes about her working class father, who believed that self-denial and careful speech would allow him to be accepted by the middle class. Poignant and intense, this portrait describes beautifully the legacy of provincial French life his daughter had to forsake in exchange for a bourgeois lifestyle.


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