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Street of Riches by  Gabrielle Roy - Paperback - 4th Reprint - 1969 - from Bookmarc Books (SKU: 017541)

Street of Riches

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Street of Riches

by Roy, Gabrielle

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ISBN 10
0771091567
ISBN 13
9780771091568
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Toronto: McClelland & Stewart Limited, 1969. New Canadian Library N56. A nice, solid copy showing light tanning to the interiors and previous owner's name to the inner front cover. Cover shows age-toning and mild creasing. Spine is uncreased. A nice, solid copy.. 4th Reprint . Mass Market Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.

Synopsis

Gabrielle Roy was born in St. Boniface, Manitoba, in 1909. Her parents were part of the large Quebec emigration to western Canada in the late nineteenth century. The youngest of eight children, she studied in a convent school for twelve years, then taught school herself, first in isolated Manitoba villages and later in St. Boniface. In 1937 Roy travelled to Europe to study drama, and during two years spent in London and Paris she began her writing career. The approaching war forced her to return to Canada, and she settled in Montreal. Roy’s first novel, The Tin Flute , ushered in a new era of realism in Quebec fiction with its compassionate depiction of a working-class family in Montreal’s Saint-Henri district. Her later fiction often turned for its inspiration to the Manitoba of her childhood and her teaching career. In 1947 Roy married Dr. Marcel Carbotte, and after a few years in France, they settled in Quebec City, which was to remain their home. Roy complemented her fiction with essays, reflective collections, and three children’s books. Her many honours include three Governor General’s Awards, France’s Prix Fémina, and Quebec’s Prix David. Gabrielle Roy died in Quebec City, Quebec, in 1983.

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Bookseller
Bookmarc Books CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
017541
Title
Street of Riches
Author
Roy, Gabrielle
Format/binding
Paperback
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Quantity-available
1
Edition
4th Reprint
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0771091567
ISBN 13
9780771091568
Publisher
McClelland & Stewart Limited
Place of Publication
Toronto
Date Published
1969
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Size
12mo - over 6�" - 7�" Tall

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