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La Sagouine (Paperback) By Antonine Maillet /Luis de Cepedes (Translator) Free Shipping
 

La Sagouine (Paperback) By Antonine Maillet /Luis de Cepedes (Translator) Free Shipping

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La Sagouine (Paperback)
by Antonine Maillet (Author), Luis de Cepedes (Translator)

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Book Description
"This is a true story. The story of La Sagouine, a scrubwoman, a woman of the sea, who was born with the century, with her feet in the water. Water was her fortune: the daughter of a cod fisherman, a sailor's girl, and later the wife of a fisherman who took oysters and smelts. A cleaning woman also, who ends up on all fours, with her bucket in front and her hands in the water." -Antonine Maillet With well over 10,000 copies sold in French and English editions, La Sagouine is fast becoming a classic of its genre. The single character is that of La Sagouine, the washerwoman, who fills the stage with the voice of poverty, and of pride. Straight from the heart of Acadian New Brunswick, she is the embodiment of her world, and yet touches the hearts and souls of readers and audiences from all walks of life.

About the Author
Antonine Maillet, the author, was born in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, in the heart of "l'Acadie." The author of twenty-six works of novels and plays, she has been awarded eleven literary prizes in Canada and Europe. Antonine Maillet is Docteur de lettres of Laval University of Quebec and has received thirteen honorary degrees. Luis de Cepedes, the translator, was born in Paris in 1948 and educated in Canada and Latin America. For the last fifteen years, he has worked as a freelance writer for Radio-Canada (CBF-FM) with a number of dramatic scripts, historical studies and French adaptations of English and Latin American plays. His most recent works are the English translations of Maillet's Gapi and Sullivan and Evangeline Deusse, and the development of Evangeline Deusse for film.

Product Details

Paperback: 183 pages
Publisher: Simon & Pierre , 1986 .
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0889241856

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