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  • ISBN: 9780143188674 (paperback)
  • Physical Description: xiii, 338 pages ; 23 cm.
    regular print
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : Penguin, 2014.

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General Note: Novel.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and filmography.
Summary, etc.: Luc Lévesque is a celebrated Quebec novelist and the anointed Voice of a Generation. In his hometown of Montreal, he is revered as much for his novels about the working-class neighbourhood of Saint-Henri as for his separatist views. But this is 2001. The dreams of a new nation are dying, and Luc himself is increasingly dissatisfied with his life. Hannah is Luc's wife. She is also the daughter of a man who served as a special prosecutor during the October Crisis. For years, Hannah has worked faithfully as Luc's English translator. She has also spent her adult life distancing herself from her English-speaking family. But at what cost? Hugo is their troubled fourteen-year-old son. Living in the shadow of a larger-than-life father, Hugo is struggling with his own identity. In confusion and anger, he commits a reckless act that puts everyone around him on a collision course with the past. Weaving together three unique voices, this is a masterful tale of a modern family torn apart by the power of language and the weight of history.
Subject: Families -- Fiction
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