Break of Day by Colette
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Break of Day
By Colette

Break of Day


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Format: Paperback / softback

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Break of Day by Colette

Book Description

Colette began writing "Break of Day" in her early fifties, at Saint-Tropez on the Cote d'Azur, where she had bought a small house after the breakup of her second marriage. The novel's theme--the renunciation of love and the return to an independent existence supported and enriched by the beauty and peace of nature--grows out of Colette's own period of self-assessment in the middle of her life. A collection of subtle reflections about love and life, it is among her most thoughtful and stylistically bold works."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780374528324
ISBN-10: 0374528322
Format: Paperback / softback
(225mm x 133mm x 11mm)
Imprint: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publish Date: 13-Jun-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Colette

Born in 1873 in France, Colette was the author of many acclaimed novels noted for their intimate style. She died in 1954.

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