Shame

Shame

Hardcover(A SEVEN ST)

$16.95
View All Available Formats & Editions

Overview

"My father tried to kill my mother one Sunday in June, in the early afternoon," begins Shame, the probing story of the twelve-year-old girl who will become the author herself, and the single traumatic memory that will echo and resonate throughout her life. With the emotionally rich voice of great fiction and the diamond-sharp analytical eye of a scientist, Annie Ernaux provides a powerful reflection on experience and the power of violent memory to endure through time, to determine the course of a life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781888363692
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
Publication date: 05/01/1998
Edition description: A SEVEN ST
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Annie Ernaux is an award-winning, bestselling French author who began her career writing fiction and later turned to autobiographies. Her novels have won many notable awards and recognitions, including the 2008 Marguerite Duras Prize, three New York Times Notable Books, and a Publishers Weekly Best Book of 1998. She is one of the seven founding members of Seven Stories Press.

Tanya Leslie is an experienced translator who often works with award-winning author Annie Ernaux.

Tavia Gilbert is a producer, narrator, writer, and stage and film actor. A six-time Audie nominee and multiple Earphones and Parents' Choice Award winner, she has narrated more than 350 multi-cast and single-voice audiobooks.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See All Customer Reviews