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Bug-Jargal

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ISBN-10: 1595690956

ISBN-13: 9781595690951

Edition: 2008

Authors: Victor Hugo, Andrew Moore

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"Bug-Jargal" (1826; first published as a short story in 1819) is an early novel by French writer Hugo that describes the friendship between the enslaved African Prince Bug-Jargal and Leopold D'Auverney, a French military officer, during the slave revolt in Santo Domingo in 1791.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Mondial
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 140
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.33" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Victor Hugo, born in 1802 in Besancon, France, was one of the leading French authors of the Romantic movement. Although he originally studied law, Hugo dreamed of writing. In 1819, he founded the journal Conservateur Litteraire as an outlet for his dream and soon produced volumes of poetry, plays, and novels. Hugo's most notable works include The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables. Published in 1831, The Hunchback of Notre Dame appealed to the public's consciousness concerning society and the treatment of outcasts. It was with the publication of Les Miserables in 1862 that Hugo gained international fame. Another tale of outcasts, this story follows the life of Jean Valjean, a man…    

Andrew Moore assisted James McNair on the last 10 of his cookbooks, including recipe development and editing. James and Andrew divide their time between a home in Northern California and their lodge on the north shore of Lake Tahoe.