Gabrielle Roy

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Dundurn, Jan 1, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 172 pages
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In 1945, Gabrielle Roy skyrocketed to fame and fortune when her first novel, The Tin Flute, was an instant hit. Over 700,000 copies sold in the United States, and the book was awarded the prestigious Prix Fémina in France. In Canada, The Tin Flute received a Governor General’s Award. Gabrielle Roy dedicated herself to her vocation as a writer.

 

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Contents

Prologue
1
1 In the Garden Swing
7
2 The Baleful Shadow of Adèle
23
3 A Heavy Secret
35
4 Married Life in Paris
51
5 The Invisible Demigod
67
6 The Tin Flute
85
7 The Long Purgatory
103
Epilogue
117
Chronology of Gabrielle Roy 19091983
123
Bibliograpby and Recommended Further Reading
149
Index
153
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About the author (2007)

André Vanasse obtained a Ph.D. in literature from the Université de Paris-Vincennes. He is vice-chairman and editorial director of XYZ éditeur. He is directs the Romanichels and the étoiles variables collections, and is editor of the literary magazine Lettres Québécoises. André also writes novels and essays.

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