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My October

My October

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Overview

Shortlisted for the 2014 Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction and Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize

Luc Lévesque is a celebrated Quebec novelist and the anointed Voice of a Generation. In his hometown of Montreal, he is revered as much for his novels about the working-class neighborhood of Saint-Henri as for his separatist views. But this is 2001. The dreams of a new nation are dying, and Luc himself is increasingly dissatisfied with his life.

Hannah is Luc's wife. She is also the daughter of a man who served as a special prosecutor during the October Crisis. For years, Hannah has worked faithfully as Luc's English translator. She has also spent her adult life distancing herself from her English-speaking family. But at what cost?

Hugo is their troubled 14-year-old son. Living in the shadow of a larger-than-life father, Hugo is struggling with his own identity. In confusion and anger, he commits a reckless act that puts everyone around him on a collision course with the past.

Weaving together three unique voices, My October is a masterful tale of a modern family torn apart by the power of language and the weight of history. Spare and insightful, Claire Holden Rothman's new novel explores the fascinating and sometimes shocking consequences of words left unsaid.



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ISBN-13: 9781543672480
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication date: 12/05/2017
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

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