Blue Boy

Blue Boy

by Giono
     
 

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Blue Boy is the fictionalized autobiography of Jean Giono's boyhood in the countryside of Provence before the first World War. Told through the eyes of a child, this novel is written with the style that marks Giono's greatest work. On the surface a simple tale of a village cobbler and his young son, Blue Boy explores a complex interlocking that sets the stage for the… See more details below

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Blue Boy is the fictionalized autobiography of Jean Giono's boyhood in the countryside of Provence before the first World War. Told through the eyes of a child, this novel is written with the style that marks Giono's greatest work. On the surface a simple tale of a village cobbler and his young son, Blue Boy explores a complex interlocking that sets the stage for the young boy's rites of passage from innocence to sensuality.

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ISBN-13:
9780865470378
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date:
01/01/1982
Series:
Giono Novels Ser.
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.12(w) x 7.48(h) x (d)

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