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Author Ferrier, Michaël,
Title Mémoires d'outre-mer. English
Over seas of memory : a novel / Michaël Ferrier ; translated by Martin Munro ; foreword by Patrick Chamoiseau.
Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019]

Author Ferrier, Michaël,
Subject Grandfathers -- Fiction.
Missing persons -- Fiction.
Alt Name Munro, Martin,
Chamoiseau, Patrick,
Description 1 online resource
Summary "In this novel based loosely on the author's life, the narrator traces the colorful story of his Mauritius-born grandfather, Maxime, who abruptly boarded a boat bound for Madagascar in 1922 and never returned. Ferrier narrates a tale of discovery, weaving personal stories with the island's history"-- Provided by publisher
Note "Over Seas of Memory was first published in French as Mémoires d'outre-mer. Editions Gallimard, Paris, 2015."
Contents A man leaving -- France and its offshoots -- The red circus -- In praise of the acrobat -- Boxing by the waterside -- Queer-looking specimen -- Mixed-race montaigne -- The colonial specter -- Creole jazz band -- Presences of the plague -- The madagascar project -- The war of the airwaves -- Walkway of lonely death.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781496216045 (electronic bk.)
1496216040 (electronic bk.)
9781496216021 (electronic bk.)
1496216024 (electronic bk.)
9781496213204
1496213203
OCLC # 1096281469
Additional Format Print version: Ferrier, Michaël. Mémoires d'outre-mer. English. Over seas of memory. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2019] 9781496213204 (DLC) 2018046957 (OCoLC)1064216846


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