Man proposes, god disposes
29,95 $

Man proposes, god disposes

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Man proposes, god disposes

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Résumé
In 1910, young Pierre Maturié bid farewell to his comfortable bourgeois existence in rural France and travelled to northern Alberta in search of independence, adventure, and newfound prosperity. Some sixty years later, he wrote of the four years he spent in Canada before he returned to France in 1914 to fight in the First World War. Like that of so many youthful pioneers, his story is one of adventure and hardship—perilous journeys, railroad construction in the Rockies, panning for gold in swift-flowing streams, transporting goods for the Hudson’s Bay Company along the Athabasca River. Blessed with the rare gift of a natural storyteller, Maturié conveys his abiding nostalgia for a country he loved deeply yet ultimately had to abandon. Maturié’s memoir, Man Proposes, God Disposes, appeared in France in 1972, to a warm reception. Now, in the deft and marvellously empathetic translation of Vivien Bosley, it is at long last available in English. As a portrait of pioneer life in northern Alberta, as a window onto the French experience in Canada, and, above all, as an irresistible story—it will continue to find a place in the hearts of readers for years to come.
Détails
Titre
Man proposes, god disposes
Prix
29,95 $
Sujet
Format Poche
Non
Langue
Français/French
Nombre de pages
272
Date de publication
2013-02-28
ISBN
PR1176524
Code Interne
2088043
Numéro de produit
2088043
Format numérique
pdf
Disponibilité
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Protection
Adobe DRM
Entrepôt Numérique
DEMARQUE
Taille du fichier
3.13 Moctets

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