Judith's Sister by Lise TremblayJudith's Sister by Lise Tremblay

Judith's Sister

byLise TremblayTranslated byLinda Gaboriau

Paperback | November 15, 2011

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In 1968 an eleven-year-old girl contemplates her social prospects. Her mother is prepared to do anything to make sure her children don't grow up "ignorant," like Judith's attractive sister Claire. This coming-of-age novel focuses on solitude, alienation, obesity, lies, sexuality, shame, madness, and fear of strangers, and everyone's first encounters with the betrayals of friends, family, and community.Born in 1957 in Saguenay, award-winning Lise Tremblay is one of Quebec's best loved novelists, and winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction for her third novel Mile End. Linda Gaboriau is a Governor General's Award-winning translator.
Lise Tremblay was born in Chicoutimi. In 1991, her novel, L'Hiver de pluie, won the Prix de la découverte littéraire de l'année awarded by the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean Salon du Livre, as well as the Canada Council for the Arts-Stuffer Prize. In 1999, her novel, La Danse juive won the Governor General's Award for fiction. La Héronnière,...
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Title:Judith's SisterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.35 inPublished:November 15, 2011Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889226776

ISBN - 13:9780889226777

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