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The Resource The first man, by Albert Camus ; translated from the French by David Hapgood

The first man, by Albert Camus ; translated from the French by David Hapgood

Label
The first man
Title
The first man
Statement of responsibility
by Albert Camus ; translated from the French by David Hapgood
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A fictionalized autobiography, covering his youth in Algeria. It is filled with details of the white working class to which he belonged and there is the undercurrent of a boy's search for a father figure, his own killed in World War I. He describes the intervention of a school teacher who obtained for him a scholarship, first step on the road to the 1957 Nobel Prize for literature
Member of
Summary
Jacques Cormery lives his first 14 years in French Algeria where his poverty and his status as a fatherless child make him feel like an outsider
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 1996.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1995.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 1995.
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
018699
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
843/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2605.A3734
LC item number
P7413 1995
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult

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