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    DescriptionRoch Carrier’s La Guerre trilogy is a vital, moving, and assured portrait of life in Quebec.This volume includes:La Guerre, Yes Sir! A surrealist fable set in rural Quebec during WWI. Canadian Literature greeted its first appearance in these terms: ?It is the French-Canadian writer Roch Carrier who comes closest to the significance, power, and artistry of Faulkner at his best . . . He might well be able to do for French Canada what Faulkner did for the American South."Floralie, Where Are You? In the second installment, Carrier reaches back to the wedding night of the Corriveau parents, whom we first meet in La Guerre, Yes Sir!. Once again, a single night expands until it becomes a world in itself. But this time it is a very different concoction, mingling desire and guilt, nightmare and fantasy, as Anthymo drives Floralie back to his village through the forest.Is It the Sun, Philibert? In the final installment, Young Philibert hitchhikes down to Montreal to make his fortune, and meets a different world. As he scrambles from job to job, he discovers a new Quebec ? urban, industrial,


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    Title
    Roch Carrier's La Guerre Trilogy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Roch Carrier, Translated by PH Sheila Fischman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 336
    Width: 137 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 318 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781770893733
    ISBN 10: 1770893733
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 71
    BISAC V2.8: FIC016000, FIC019000
    Publisher
    House of Anansi Press
    Imprint name
    House of Anansi Press
    Publication date
    24 September 2013
    Author Information
    Roch Carrier was born in 1937 in Sainte-Justine-de-Dorchester, Quebec. He is the author of more than fifteen novels and numerous children's books, short story collections, poetry collections, and plays. He was director of the Canada Council for the Arts from 1994 to 1997, and he served as the National Librarian of Canada from 1999 to 2004. Carrier is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and an Officer of the Order of Canada. He lives in Montreal.