Texier, Catherine Victorine

ISBN 13: 9780141017082


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9780141017082: Victorine

In a novel of love, adventure and self-discovery, Catherine Texier takes a mystery from her family's past and draws from it an unforgettable portrait of a remarkable woman - her great-grandmother, Victorine.

A young school teacher in the Vendee in the 1980's, Victorine is married with two young children. However, when she falls desperately in love with a customs officer she abandons her family for her lover and a new life in Indochina.

On a single day in 1940, as Victorine reflects on her past, we travel back with her to that extrodinary period of her life. It is a remarkable story which explores a woman's personal conflict between duty and independence, tradition and freedom. This is a lush, lyrical and evocative novel, taking the reader from the willow-lined canals of the Vendee to the sun-drenched days and languorous nights along the Mekong River at the dawn of the twentieth century.

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About the Author:

Catherine Texier was born and raised in France and now lives in New York City. She is the author of three novels and a memoir. She was co-editor of a literary magazine and a regular contributer to 'The New York Times' and has written for several other leading magazines. She is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Award and of two New York Foundation for the Arts fellowships. Her work has been translated into ten languages.

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Texier, Catherine
Editore: Penguin Books Ltd (2005)
ISBN 10: 0141017082 ISBN 13: 9780141017082
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Descrizione libro Penguin Books Ltd, 2005. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0141017082

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