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By Annie Ernaux

ISBN-10: 0941423751

ISBN-13: 9780941423755

ISBN-10: 1609804031

ISBN-13: 9781609804039

A New York occasions Notable Book

Annie Ernaux's father died precisely months after she handed her useful exam for a educating certificates. slightly proficient and valued because youth strictly for his exertions, Ernaux's father had grown right into a challenging, useful guy who confirmed his kinfolk little affection. Narrating his sluggish ascent in the direction of fabric convenience, Ernaux's chilly remark unearths the disgrace that haunted her father all through his lifestyles. She scrutinizes the significance he attributed to manners and language that got here so unnaturally to him as he struggled to supply for his kin with a supermarket and cafe in rural France. Over the process the publication, Ernaux grows as much as develop into the uncompromising observer now favourite to the area, whereas her father matures into previous age with a staid appreciation for all times because it is and for a daughter he carefully, even reluctantly admires. A Man's Place is the spouse ebook to her seriously acclaimed memoir approximately her mother, A Woman's Story.

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