The easy life /

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Author / Creator:Duras, Marguerite, author.
Uniform title:Vie tranquille. English
Imprint:New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.
Description:xv, 187 pages ; 21 cm
Language:English
Subject:Psychic trauma -- Fiction.
Grief -- Fiction.
Tragedy -- Fiction.
Death -- Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) -- Fiction.
Vacations -- Fiction.
Death.
Grief.
Identity (Philosophical concept)
Psychic trauma.
Tragedy.
Vacations.
France -- Fiction.
France.
Fiction.
Fiction.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12829691
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Other authors / contributors:Ramadan, Emma, translator.
Baes, Olivia, translator.
Zambreno, Kate, author foreword.
ISBN:9781635578515
1635578515
9781526662415
1526662418
9781526648655
1526648652
Notes:"There are many translations for the word "tranquille" in the title La vie tranquille, but we were quickly convinced by the The easy life for our rendition."--Page 187.
Summary:"The Easy Life is the story of Francine Veyrenattes, a twenty-five-year-old woman who already feels like life is passing her by. After witnessing a series of tragedies on her family farm, she alternates between intense grief and staggering boredom as she discovers a curious detachment in herself, an inability to navigate the world as others do. Hoping to be cleansed of whatever ails her, she travels to the coast to visit the sea. But there she finds herself unraveling, uncertain of what is inside her. Lying in the sun with her toes in the sand by day while psychologically dissolving in her hotel room by night, she soon reaches the peak of her inner crisis and must grapple with whether and how she can take hold of her own existence. An extraordinary examination of a young woman's estrangement from the world that only Marguerite Duras could have written, The Easy Life is a work of unsettling beauty and insight, and a bold, spellbinding journey into the depths of the human heart."--
Other form:ebook version : 9781526648655

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