La vie devant soi (The Life before Us)

La vie devant soi (The Life before Us)

by Romain Gary, Emile Ajar

Paperback(French-language Edition)

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ISBN-13: 9782070373628
Publisher: Gallimard, Editions
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Series: Folio Series , #1362
Edition description: French-language Edition
Pages: 273
Sales rank: 774,657
Product dimensions: 4.20(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.80(d)

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La vie devant soi (The Life before Us) 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ElizabethPisani on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
Written by a French diplomat (under a nom de plume) through the eyes of the abandoned teenaged son of an immigrant prostitute, this gem has uncanny resonance. It evokes a life in which morbid humour is the first line of defence against despair -- very funny and totally without self-pity.