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Memoirs of a Breton Peasant by Jean-Marie Deguignet

Memoirs of a Breton Peasant

  • Paperback $19.95

    Oct 18, 2011 | 432 Pages

  • Hardcover $27.95

    Feb 03, 2004 | 432 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Oct 18, 2011

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“What makes it gripping reading is not only that it offers a rare view of 19th-century French society from the bottom up; it is also written from the perspective of a lifetime’s experience. He both suffers and celebrates his suffering as the price of his nonconformity. A fascinating account.”—Alan Riding, New York Times Book Review

“Linda Asher has now given Déguignet a splendidly faithful English voice: pugnacious, tetchy and opinionated.”—David Coward, London Review of Books

“Never a dull moment in his company. Must be read.”—Le Telegramme

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