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A season in the life of Emmanuel


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A Season in the Life of Emmanuel - Blais, Marie-Claire, and Coltman, Derek (Translated by), and Uppal, Priscila (Introduction by)
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Following the life of newborn infant, Emmanuel, this great contemporary novel of Quebec exposes a painful history central to the new consciousness that emerged in the 1960s known as "the quiet revolution." The story of Emmanuel and his 15 brothers and sisters spotlights the grinding poverty under the mental regime of the Catholic Church at its least enlightened and most inescapable. This insightful narrative documents the hardships and cruelties of their social condition with dark humor and passionate imagination as they ...

A Season in the Life of Emmanuel 2009, Exile Editions

ISBN-13: 9781550961188

Trade paperback

A Season in the Life of Emmanuel 1992, New Canadian Library

ISBN-13: 9780771098802

Revised edition

Mass-market paperback