Gabrielle and the Long Sleep Into Mourning

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Green Integer, 2007 - Fiction - 177 pages
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Eight childhood friends, now in their fifties, have gathered for a weekend to reminisce about their early years in a closed an intimidated group of young men and women who grew up together outside Montreal in the 1950s. Surprisingly, they all accepted eagerly, although their gathering revives a long-repressed anciety about the enigmatic death of Gabrielle, an otherworldly member of their group. They still carry within themselves the same ruinous desires, taboos and dislikes that had woven them tightly together.

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Born in and raised in the Quebec province of Canada, Denyse Delcourt is now a professor of Quebcois studies and French at the University of Washington. This book was highly praised upon its publication in French in Canada. Professor at the University of Washington in Seattle. Professor at the University of Washington in Seattle.

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