Turkana Boy by Jean-francios BeaucheminTurkana Boy by Jean-francios Beauchemin

Turkana Boy

byJean-francios BeaucheminTranslated byJessica Moore

Paperback | April 15, 2012

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Turkana Boy relates Monsieur Bartolome's sorrow following his young son's mysterious disappearance. The title refers to the fossilized remains of a boy found near Lake Turkana, Kenya. Bartolome sees in the lives of the boys - separated by nearly two million years - a kind of twin destiny. This surrealist narrative is punctuated with magnificent musings on the world and startling questions about what it means to be alive.
Jean-Francois Beauchemin has been called "one of the best-kept secrets" of Quebecois literature. He is the recipient of the 2005 Prix France-Quebec / Jean Hamelin for Le jour des corneilles and the 2007 Prix des libraires for La fabrication de l'aube . Most recently, Beauchemin wrote a trilogy of semi-autobiographical books explorin...
Title:Turkana BoyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:April 15, 2012Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0889226903

ISBN - 13:9780889226906

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