A Life of Her Own: The Transformation of a Countrywoman in 20th-Century France

Type
Book
ISBN 10
0140169652 
ISBN 13
9780140169652 
Category
930-969 Ancient, Asian & European History  [ Browse Items ]
Publication Year
1992 
Publisher
Pages
271 
Subject
Carles, Emilie, -- 1900- Briançonnais (France) -- Biography. Teachers -- France -- Briançonnais -- Biography. 
Abstract
A French woman reflects on the roles she played in the changing 20th-century. 
Description
 
Biblio Notes
Genre/Form: Autobiographies
History
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Emilie Carles; Emilie Carles; Emilie Carles
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emilie Carles; Robert Destanque
ISBN: 0813516412 9780813516417
OCLC Number: 22004306
Notes: Translation of: Une soupe aux herbes sauvages.
Description: xix, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A Tree That Died for Want of Sap --
Wolves in the Valley --
Tied Down on a Mule --
A Family Portrait --
Learning to Read --
They Died for Their Country --
And the Wind Would Carry Me Off Like a Bird --
Just As It Was in the Middle Ages --
Farewell, Joseph --
Thou Shalt Not Kill --
"It's When You Spits" --
Beware the Loose Woman --
Three Stories Plus One More --
One of Their Own --
Fatback and Wine-Soaked Bread --
The Story of Marie-Rose --
If I'd Been a Washerwoman Beside a Stream ... --
"Joseph, You're a Thief!" --
A Second Family --
You Have a Right to a Life of Your Own --
Paris Is Well Worth a Mass --
Against All Comers --
Does Your Teacher Hit You? --
My Four Wards --
The Golden Age --
Like a Bird Fallen from the Nest --
The Phony War --
Nine Names for a Hostage List --
Schoolteacher in Val-des-Pres --
Farewell to Jean Carles --
The Wolves Are Back --
November 11, 1977.
Other Titles: Soupe aux herbes sauvages.
Responsibility: by Emilie Carles, as told to Robert Destanque ; translated and with an introduction and afterword by Avriel H. Goldberger.  
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