The Road Past Altamont
In The Road Past Altamont, Roy daringly returns to the same characters and the nearly identical timespan of Street of Riches, but by looking at her subjects with an entirely fresh vision, she creates a wholly new and deeply personal story of young Christine’s decision to become a writer.
This haunting and poignant tale weaves a delicate but substantial network of impressions, emotions, and human relationships.
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Review: The Road Past AltamontUser Review - Greta - Goodreads
Gabrielle Roy writes about Manitoba, the French immigrants and their families in the lovely, short novel. Really loved experiencing a girl's growing up years in a small town outside of Winnipeg and ... Read full review
Review: The Road Past AltamontUser Review - Goodreads
A beautifully poetic story in the style of WO Mitchell. Gabrielle Roy is always a pleasure to read but this is one of my favourites. Read full review