Étienne's Alphabet by James King

Étienne's Alphabet

byJames King

Paperback | November 27, 2010

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To all who knew him, Étienne Morneau lived unremarkably. Raised in an orphanage, his parents unknown, people considered him reserved, unfeeling, and antisocial. His death would have gone unnoticed were it not for his art and writing discovered afterwards. His secret drawings are proof of his artistic genius and his memoir, written in a kaleidoscope of thought and arranged like a dictionary, reveal the depth of his humanity and the uniqueness of his perception.

Étienne’s Alphabet is a celebration of life and of living, with an unforgettable protagonist who sees every moment as a miracle worth committing to canvas.

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James King is the author of five novels: Faking (1999), Blue Moon (2000), Transformations (2003), Pure Inventions (2006), and Etienne's Alphabet (2010), the latter of which was a finalist for the 2011 Toronto Book Award. He is also the author of nine works of biography, the subjects of which include Lawren Harris, William Blake, Marga...
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Title:Étienne's AlphabetFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8 × 5.32 × 0.5 inPublished:November 27, 2010Publisher:Cormorant Books IncLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:189715187X

ISBN - 13:9781897151877

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