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Coeur a Rire et a Pleurer

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ISBN-10: 1569473471

ISBN-13: 9781569473474

Edition: N/A

Authors: Maryse Conde, Richard Philcox

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"Honest, exquisitely measured . . . inspiring in its reminder of the human spirit's capacity to endure."-The New York Times Book Review "[An] astute study of family and place."-Washington Post Book World In this collection of autobiographical essays, Maryse Conde vividly evokes the relationships and events that gave her childhood meaning: discovering her parents' feelings of alienation; her first crush; a falling out with her best friend; the death of her beloved grandmother; her first encounter with racism. These gemlike vignettes capture the spirit of Conde's fiction: haunting, powerful, poignant, and leavened with a streak of humor. Maryse Conde's previous work includes the novels…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Publisher: Soho Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 158
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.10" long x 0.40" tall
Weight: 0.616
Language: English