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The tin flute

Author: Gabrielle Roy
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, [©1980]
Series: New Canadian library, no. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This moving story focuses on a family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal, its struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance, and its search for love. An affecting story of familial tenderness, sacrifice, and survival during the Second World War, The Tin Flutewon both the Governor General's Award and the Prix Fémina of France. The novel was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture in 1983.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Roy, Gabrielle, 1909-1983.
Tin flute.
Toronto : McClelland and Stewart, [©1980]
(OCoLC)647523631
Named Person: Canadian author.
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gabrielle Roy
ISBN: 0771091443 9780771091445
OCLC Number: 8338943
Notes: Translation of Bonheur d'occasion.
Description: xi, 384 pages ; 18 cm
Series Title: New Canadian library, no. 5.
Other Titles: Bonheur d'occasion.
Responsibility: Gabrielle Roy ; translated by Alan Brown.

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This moving story focuses on a family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal, its struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance, and its search for love. An affecting story of familial tenderness, sacrifice, and survival during the Second World War, The Tin Flutewon both the Governor General's Award and the Prix Fémina of France. The novel was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture in 1983.

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