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Emilie Carles was born in 1900 into the rigidly conservative patriarchal world of a poor and isolated peasant community in the High Alps of France. Her autobiography is the tale of a world that has largely disappeared and of the one that has emerged to take its place. 8 pages of photographs
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First published in France in 1977, this autobiography vivifies the captivating Carles from her peasant origins in a tiny Alpine village through her work as a teacher, farmer, mother, feminist and political activist.
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Hardcover|Mar 1 1991
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ISBN - 10:0140169652
ISBN - 13:9780140169652
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Table of Contents
Part TwoChapter 20: You Have a Right to a Life of Your OwnChapter 21: Paris Is Well Worth a MassChapter 22: Against All ComersChapter 23: Does Your Teacher Hit You?Chapter 24: My Four WardsChapter 25: The Golden AgeChapter 26: Like a Bird Fallen from the NestChapter 27: The Phony WarChapter 28: Nine Names for a Hostage ListChapter 29: Schoolteacher in Val-des-PrésChapter 30: Farewell to Jean CarlesChapter 31: The Wolves Are BackChapter 32: November 11, 1977