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The Tin Flute - Gabrielle Roy, Philip Stratford
The Tin Flute
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The Tin Flute, Gabrielle Roy’s first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Imbued with Roy’s unique brand of compassion and compelling understanding, 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... show more
The Tin Flute, Gabrielle Roy’s first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Imbued with Roy’s unique brand of compassion and compelling understanding, 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 Flute won both the Governor General’s Award and the Prix Fémina of France. The novel was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture in 1983.From the Hardcover edition.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780771098604 (077109860X)
Publisher: New Canadian Library
Pages no: 389
Edition language: English
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2.0 The Tin Flute (New Canadian Library)
Subject to change since I read that as a teenager and it's in my to re-read pile to see that I was probably too young to enjoy it.
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4.0 The Tin Flute (New Canadian Library)
Another book for looking at Canadian history through a literary lens.
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