A Beach in Maine

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Guernica Editions, 1993 - Fiction - 52 pages
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n this lyrical novella, reminiscent of Marguerite Duras, Suzanne Jacob describes the poignant sojourn of twins on a Maine beach. Mourning the death of their mother, they confront their present by juxtaposing it with their past together.

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About the author (1993)

Suzanne Jacob won the Governor General's Award in 1984 for her novel, Laura Laur. She also received the Governor General's Award for La Part de Feu (1997), which was also awarded the First Prize for Poetry by the Société Radio Canada. In 2007 Suzanne Jacob received the Félix-Antoine-Savard poetry prize for the group of poems entitled "Ils ont été nombreux á répondre", which appeared in issue #125 of the literary review Estuaire.

Susanna Finnell holds a Ph.D. in French Canadian Literature and has served in administrative duties in several U.S. universities. She has also written critical essays on Canadian literature, including a paper on Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale.

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