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The Tin Flute - Roy, Gabrielle

The Tin Flute - Roy, Gabrielle

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Translated by Hannah Josephson; Clean, tight, unmarked; several chips and tears to edges of dust jacket; age tanned; previous owner's name and "1947" on ffep; titles are white inside of red box on dust cover - blue drawings of characters with names in black under the faces; blue cloth covers with gilt titles; otherwise minimal wear; The Tin Flute, Gabrielle Roy's first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Imbued with Roy's unique brand of compassion and compelling understanding, this moving story focuses on a family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal, its struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance, and its search for love. An affecting story of familial tenderness, sacrifice, and survival during the Second World War, The Tin Flute won both the Governor General's Award and the Prix Femina of France.
Very Good in Fair dust jacket
Reynal & Hitchcock
1st Edition
Gardenvale, QC

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