Frozen Womanby Annie Ernaux
This sequel to A Man's Place and prequel to Simple Passion is Ernaux's description of a transformation from girlhood into womanhood. A fictionalized account of the author's teenage awakening and of her later life as a 30-year-old married teacher and mother of two infant sons, A Frozen Woman mixes affection, rage, and bitterness to reveal Ernaux at her most harrowing, affecting, and inspiring.
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Born in 1940, ANNIE ERNAUX grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and began teaching high school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National d’Enseignement par Correspondance. Her books, in particular A Man’s Place and A Woman’s Story, have become contemporary classics in France. She won the prestigious Prix Renaudot for A Man's Place when it was first published in French in 1984. The English edition was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The English edition of A Woman’s Story was a New York Times Notable Book.
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