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Green wheat : a novel

Author: Colette; Zack Rogow
Publisher: Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In the novella Green Wheat, fifteen-year-old Vinca and her young friend Phil struggle to comprehend their bewildering urges. Set in a season of waiting, depicting their summer vacation together in a villa in Brittany, Colette's tale probes the uncomfortable border between the grief of leaving childhood behind and the frustration of not being old enough to move beyond it." "Published in 1923, Green Wheat was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colette, 1873-1954.
Green wheat.
Louisville, Ky. : Sarabande Books, ©2004
(OCoLC)607391141
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colette; Zack Rogow
ISBN: 1932511016 9781932511017
OCLC Number: 52430778
Description: xi, 139 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Blé en herbe.
Responsibility: Colette ; translated by Zack Rogow.

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"In the novella Green Wheat, fifteen-year-old Vinca and her young friend Phil struggle to comprehend their bewildering urges. Set in a season of waiting, depicting their summer vacation together in a villa in Brittany, Colette's tale probes the uncomfortable border between the grief of leaving childhood behind and the frustration of not being old enough to move beyond it." "Published in 1923, Green Wheat was initially serialized in the French newspaper Le Matin, until protests against the frank depiction of adolescent sexuality caused the paper to cease the novella's publication. Now poet and translator Zack Rogow has resurrected it with respect and care."--Jacket.

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