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Author Weil, Sylvie.

Title At home with André and Simone Weil / Sylvie Weil ; translated from the French by Benjamin Ivry.

Imprint Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    843 Weil,S WEI    Available
Description 180 p. ; 22 cm.
Note "Originally published as Chez les Weil: André et Simone, copyright (c) 2009 Buchet/Chastel, un département de Meta-Éditions."--T.p verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue -- Plato or Diophantus? -- Phone call -- The tunnel -- A normal little girl -- The saint's tibia -- Living with her -- Where to find the sugar bowl -- Who are we congratulating here? -- To baptize me or not to baptize me? -- The nuns -- Gefilte fish -- The beauty of Euclid -- A genuine relic? -- Choo-choo -- Do you want to come with me? -- A two-headed genius -- Family portrait -- Sterling ancestors: from the Galician side -- Sterling ancestors: from the Alsatian side -- The wages of sin -- A family unglued -- The metamorphoses of a Kuckucksei -- These ruined faces -- The garde-meuble -- Jerusalem -- A navy blue beret -- Indestructible? -- Japonaiserie -- Pulling the wool over her eyes -- Tzedakah -- The old horse -- Visitation rights -- Revelation -- Roots -- The mirror's eyes -- Pale petals -- Epilogue.
Subject Weil, Sylvie -- Family.
Weil, Simone, 1909-1943.
Weil, André, 1906-1998.
Weil family.
Authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.
Added Author Ivry, Benjamin.
Added Title Chez les Weil. English
ISBN 9780810127043 (cloth : alk. paper)
0810127040 (cloth : alk. paper)

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