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The incorrigible optimists club

Author: Jean-Michel Guenassia
Publisher: London : Atlantic Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Paris, 1959. As dusk settles over the immigrant quarter, 12-year-old Michel Marini - amateur photographer and compulsive reader - is drawn to the hum of the local bistro. From his usual position at the football table, he has a vantage point on a grown-up world - of rock 'n' roll and of the Algerian War. But as the sun sinks and the plastic players spin, Michel's concentration is not on the game, but on the huddle  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Michel Guenassia
ISBN: 9781848875418 184887541X
OCLC Number: 888122706
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: Originally published in French as: Le club des incorrigibles optimistes. Editions Albin Michel, 2011.
Description: vii, 624 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Club des incorrigibles optimistes.
Responsibility: Jean-Michel Guenassia ; translated from the French by Euan Cameron.

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The European bestseller (over 650,000 copies sold), The Incorrigible Optimists Club is a truly lovable novel of growing up and of idealism and disappointment  Read more...

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Extraordinary... The Incorrigible Optimists Club feels as if you are witnessing the birth of a true, great novelist Lire A debut, a door-stopper, a masterpiece La Parisienne Powerful, deep, sad and Read more...

 
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