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Title: A frozen woman
Publisher: Four Walls Eight Windows
Publication Date: 1995
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Four Walls Eight Windows 1st ed.
About this title
Examining the conflict between wanting to be desirable and fulfilling personal ambitions, one woman's story of motherhood and matrimony shows how happiness, enthusiasm, and curiosity gradually disappear under the weight of daily routine until she becomes a frozen woman. IP.About the Author:
Born in 1940, ANNIE ERNAUX grew up in Normandy, studied at Rouen University, and began teaching high school. From 1977 to 2000, she was a professor at the Centre National d’Enseignement par Correspondance. Her books, in particular A Man’s Place and A Woman’s Story, have become contemporary classics in France. She won the prestigious Prix Renaudot for A Man's Place when it was first published in French in 1984. The English edition was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. The English edition of A Woman’s Story was a New York Times Notable Book.
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