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Cashier, the (1954) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

In Alexandre Chenevert, the Montreal bank teller trapped by his narrow environment and acutely aware of his loneliness, Gabrielle Roy has created a vivid and poignant portrait of an ordinary man and his attempts to transcend his circumstances and his fate.

Set in 1947 amid the crumbled dreams of the post-War world, and drawing on modern themes of personal alienation and of the restorative force of nature, The Cashier is a tour de force of characterization and empathy by a literary virtuoso.

Original title: Alexandre Chenevert
Original languages: French


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Cashier

The Cashier (1955)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Henry Binsse
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Manifested in:

The Cashier (August 1990)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Toronto
Publisher: New Canadian Library
ISBN: 9780771098550
Dimensions: 4.3 x 7 x 0.7 in
Pages: 288
Notes: Afterword by Marie-Claire Blais

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