Crossing the Continent by Michel TremblayCrossing the Continent by Michel Tremblay

Crossing the Continent

byMichel TremblayTranslated bySheila Fischman

Paperback | November 15, 2011

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This is the first in a trilogy that provides us with the back-story to the characters of Michel Tremblay's great Chronicles of Plateau Mont-Royal, particularly of his mother "Nana," The Fat Woman Next Door . . . and his maternal grandmother, who, though largely uneducated, was a voracious reader and introduced him to books that would inspire his great literary opus.One of the most produced and prominent playwrights in Canadian theatre history, Michel Tremblay is considered the father of the Quebec language. His dramatic, literary, and autobiographical works have long enjoyed international popularity. Sheila Fischman is a Governor General's Award-winning translator.
Michel Tremblay: Born in a working-class family in Quebec, novelist and playwright Michel Tremblay was raised in Montreal's Le Plateau neighbourhood. An ardent reader since a young age, Tremblay began to write, in hiding, as a teenager. One of the most produced and the most prominent playwrights in the history of Canadian theatre, Trem...
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Title:Crossing the ContinentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889226768

ISBN - 13:9780889226760

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