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The Years (MP3 CD)

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By Annie Ernaux, Anna Bentinck (Narrated by)
$29.99
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Description


The Years is a personal narrative of the period of 1941 to 2006 told through the lens of memory, impressions past and present--even projections into the future--photos, books, songs, radio, television, and decades of advertising and headlines, contrasted with intimate conflicts and written notes from six decades of diaries. Local dialect, words of the time, slogans, brands, and names for ever-proliferating objects are given a voice here. The voice we recognize as the author's continually dissolves and re-emerges. Ernaux makes the passage of time palpable. Time itself, inexorable, narrates its own course, consigning all other narrators to anonymity. A new kind of autobiography emerges, at once subjective and impersonal, private and collective. On its 2008 publication in France, The Years came as a surprise. Although Ernaux had, for years, been hailed as a beloved bestselling and award-winning author, The Years was in many ways a departure: both an intimate memoir written by entire generations and a story of generations telling a very personal story.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781974974740
ISBN-10: 197497474X
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication Date: September 10th, 2019
Language: English