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Small Lives by Pierre Michon
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Explores the act of writing through the intimate portraits of eight interconnected individuals in the author's native village of Creuse. In Michon's evocative poetic narrative, the quest to breathe life into the stories of these individuals becomes an exploration of the author's own voice. Michon does not deny the autobiographical nature of his haunting and seminal work, which only serves to heighten and empower the writing.

Author Biography

Pierre Michon, born in Cards, France, in 1945, is one of France's foremost contemporary writers. He was awarded the French Academy[s Grand Prix du Roman for The Eleven (2009), the Prix D�cembre for his short novels Abb�s and Corps du roi, the Prix Louis Guilloux for La grande beaune (The Origin of the World), and the Prix de la Ville de Paris in 1996 for his body of work. Jody Gladding is a poet and translator. Her most recent collection of poetry is Rooms and Their Airs. She has translated over twenty books from French, including The Serpent of Stars by Jean Giono. She teaches in the MFA program at Vermont Collegeof fine Arts, and lives in Vermont. After devoting a part of her life to specialized horticulture, Elizabeth Deshays, now works as a teacher and translator. She is the author of a study on bilingual education, L'Enfant Bilingue. In addition to Michon[s novels, she translated Julien Gracq[s La Presqu[ile (The Peninsula). She lives in Provence.
Release date Australia
March 4th, 2010
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Imprint
Archipelago Books
Pages
215
Dimensions
135x216x15
ISBN-13
9780972869218
Product ID
3862610

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