Self-regard, in the works of Ernaux, is always an excruciatingly painful and exact process. Here, she revisits the peculiar kind of self-fulfilment possible when readers examine themselves in the aftermath of a love affair, and sometimes even through the eyes of the lost beloved.
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(202mm x 132mm x 13mm)
Seven Stories Press,U.S.
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Author Biography - Annie Ernaux
Born in 1940, ANNIE ERNAUX grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and began teaching high school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National d'Enseignement par Correspondance. Her books, in particular "A Man's Place" and "A Woman's Story," have become contemporary classics in France. She won the prestigious Prix Renaudot for "A Man's Place" when it was first published in French in 1984. The English edition was a "New York Times" Notable Book and a finalist for the "Los Angeles Times" Book Prize. The English edition of "A Woman's Story "was a "New York Times "Notable Book.