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The Lover

Duras, Marguerite (Book - 1997 )
The Lover
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Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts.
Authors: Duras, Marguerite
Statement of Responsibility: Marguerite Duras ; translated from the French by Barbara Bray ; introduction by Maxine Hong Kingston
Uniform Title: Amant. English
Title: The lover
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c1997
Edition: 1st Pantheon paperback ed
Characteristics: 117 p. ; 21 cm.
Summary: Set in the prewar Indochina of Marguerite Duras's childhood, this is the haunting tale of a tumultuous affair between an adolescent French girl and her Chinese lover. In spare yet luminous prose, Duras evokes life on the margins of Saigon in the waning days of France's colonial empire, and its representation in the passionate relationship between two unforgettable outcasts.
Subject Headings: Teenage girls Indochina Fiction Man-woman relationships Indochina Fiction Indochina Fiction
Topical Term: Teenage girls
Man-woman relationships
Additional Contributors: Bray, Barbara
LCCN: 99166709
ISBN: 0375700528
9780375700521
0375400850
9780375400858
Branch Call Number: FIC D
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