And the Birds Rained Down [Audiobook] download free by Jocelyne Saucier

And the Birds Rained Down Audiobook download free by Jocelyne Saucier
  • Listen audiobook: And the Birds Rained Down
  • Author: Jocelyne Saucier
  • Release date: 2013/8/19
  • Publisher: COACH HOUSE BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9781552452684
  • Rating: 8.23 of 10
  • Votes: 461
  • Review by: Lacey Bayer
  • Review rating: 8.61 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/3
  • Duration: 2H14M in 256 kbps (35.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-09-09
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, MP3, FLAC, WAV, MP4, MPEG4, WavPack, TTA (compression GZ, Z, ZIP, TZO, ACE, CBC, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 16 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 12M35S (3.2 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: A CBC CANADA READS 2015 SELECTION! FINALIST FOR THE 2013 GOVERNOR GENERAL'S LITERARY AWARD FOR FRENCH-TO-ENGLISH TRANSLATION Tom and Charlie have decided to live out the remainder of their lives on their own terms, hidden away in a remote forest, their only connection to the outside world a couple of pot growers who deliver whatever they can't eke out for themselves. But one summer two women arrive. One is a young photographer documenting a a series of catastrophic forest fires that swept Northern Ontario early in the century; she's on the trail of the recently deceased Ted Boychuck, a survivor of the blaze. And then the elderly aunt of the one of the pot growers appears, fleeing one of the psychiatric institutions that have been her home since she was sixteen. She joins the men in the woods and begins a new life as Marie-Desneige. With the photographer's help, they find Ted's series of paintings about the fire, and begin to decipher the dead man's history.A haunting meditation on aging and self-determination, And the Birds Rained Down, originally published in French as Il pleuvait des oiseaux, was the winner of the Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie, the first Canadian title to win this honour. It was winner of the Prix des lecteurs Radio-Canada, the Prix des collegiens du Quebec, the Prix Ringuet 2012 and a finalist for the Grand Prix de la ville de Montreal. 'Nostalgic and beautifully grotesque, this novel is delightfully baroque and, although short, so striking it will simply never leave you.' - The Coast Jocelyne Saucier's novels have received countless prizes, including the Prix des Cinq Continents de la Francophonie. Rhonda Mullins's translation of Saucier's novel Jeanne's Road was nominated for the Governor General's Award.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Contemporary Fiction, Anthologies (non-poetry)
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.85 USD
  • Dimensions: 134x210x13.46mm
  • Weight: 227g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Toronto, Canada

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