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Author Le Clézio, J.-M. G. (Jean-Marie Gustave), 1940-

Title Desert / J.M.G Le Clezio ; translated from the French by C. Dickson.

Imprint Boston : David R. Godine, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    LECLEZIO,J.M.G.    Available
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description 352 p. ; 23 cm.
Series A Verba Mundi book ; [15]
Verba Mundi; 15.
Note Series numbering from jacket.
"Originally published in French in 1980 as Désert"--T.p. verso.
Summary After being driven from their land by French colonial soldiers in 1909, Nour and his people, "the blue men" must search for a haven out of the desert that will shelter them. Interspersed with the story of Nour is the contemporary story of Lalla, a descendent of the blue men, who lives in Morocco and tries to stay true to the blood of her ancestors while experiencing life as a modern immigrant.
Subject Berbers -- Fiction.
Tuaregs -- Fiction.
Young women -- France -- Fiction.
Sahara -- Fiction.
Added Author Dickson, C.
Added Title Désert. English
ISBN 9781567923865 : $25.95

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