Annie Ernaux's mother has just died. She is the only child, so it is up to her to make the final arrangements. And it is up to her to remember the proud, vibrant, intense, and difficult woman who once was her mother before age and illness vanquished her. A poignant recollection of a mother's life in France before and after the war, this woman's story can only be known in part. Yet, in this case, that is enough.
An acclaimed bestseller in France, A WOMAN'S STORY is every women's storya quiet jewel of a memoir, breathtaking and brilliant.
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK
|Publisher:||Quartet Books (UK)|
|Product dimensions:||4.80(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)|
About the Author
Tanya Leslie is an experienced translator who often works with award-winning author Annie Ernaux.