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Duras

a biography

by Alain Vircondelet

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Dalkey Archive Press in Normal, IL .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Duras, Marguerite.,
  • Women authors, French -- 20th century -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [363]-369) and index.

    StatementAlain Vircondelet ; translated by Thomas Buckley.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2607.U8245 Z9213 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 378 p., [24] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1084902M
    ISBN 101564780651
    LC Control Number94008745


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Marguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras (4 April – 3 March ) was a French writer and film director. She was born in Gia-Dinh (a former name for Saigon), French Indochina (now Vietnam), after her parents responded to a campaign by the French government encouraging people to work in the colony.

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