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Little Jewel (Paperback) (Patrick Modiano)

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For longstanding admirers of Modiano’s luminous writing as well as those readers encountering his work for the first time,Little Jewel will be an exciting discovery. Uniquely told by a young female narrator,Little Jewel is the story of a young woman adrift in Paris, imprisoned in an imperfectly remembered past. The city itself is a major character in Modiano’s work, and timeless moral ambiguities of the post-Occupation years remain hauntingly unresolved. One day in the corridors of the metro, nineteen-year-old Thérèse glimpses a woman in a yellow coat. Could this be the mother who long ago abandoned her? Is she still alive? Desperate for answers to questions that have tormented her since childhood, Thérèse pursues the mysterious figure on a quest through the streets of Paris. In classic Modiano style, this book explores the elusive nature of memory, the unyielding power of the past, and the deep human need for identity and connection.
Number of Pages: 158
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Margellos World Republic of Letters
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Yale Univ Pr
Author: Patrick Modiano
Language: English
Street Date: August 23, 2016
TCIN: 51526949
UPC: 9780300221824
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-5246
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