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The Focus Student Editions are designed for French language courses in literature and culture. Prepared with non-native French speakers in mind, these editions include an introduction (in French), the complete work, and linguistic and cultural notes in French, a current bibliography and study questions.

A masterwork of modern francophone African literature, L’enfant noir has the artistry of a novel and the authenticity of an autobiography.  This prizewinning 1954 tale describes the narrator’s journey from childhood in Kouroussa, in northwestern Guinea, to France, and the conflict of sacred traditions with the ways of the modern world.

Synopsis:

Focus student edition of the 1953 novel by Camara Laye, an African writer born in Guinea; an autobiographical story which narrates in the first person a journey from childhood in Kouroussa through challenges in Conakry, to France. Complete French text with notes, introduction, suggested activities and discussion questions.

Synopsis:

French text of Laye's novel with vocabulary and notes suitable for students studying for the AP exam in French Literature.

Synopsis:

The Focus Student Editions are designed for French language courses in literature and culture. Prepared with non-native French speakers in mind, these editions include an introduction (in French), the complete work, and linguistic and cultural notes in French, a current bibliography and study questions.

This Focus student edition is a novel published in 1953 by Camara Laye, an African writer born in Guinea and is an autobiographical story which narrates in first person a journey from childhood in Kouroussa, through challenges in Conakry, to France.

About the Author

Myrna Bell Rochester (Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles) has taught at UCLA and at Stanford University. She is the co-author of college textbooks and educational materials, including several annotated texts in French literature for Focus Publishing.

Natalie Schorr teaches at Phillips Academy, Andover, where she has served as chair of the language division. She received a diplome d’etudes superieures, mention bien, from L’Université d’Aix-Marseille and served as lectrice at L’Ecole Normale Superieure de Fontenay-aux-Roses.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781585101535
Publisher:
Focus
Subject:
European - French
Editor:
Rochester, Myrna Bell
Editor:
Schorr, Natalie
Author:
Laye, Camara
Author:
Rochester, Myrna Bell
Author:
Schorr, Natalie
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
French
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus Student Edition
Publication Date:
20050701
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
French
Pages:
232
Dimensions:
8.54x7.24x.47 in. .59 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by ,
Focus student edition of the 1953 novel by Camara Laye, an African writer born in Guinea; an autobiographical story which narrates in the first person a journey from childhood in Kouroussa through challenges in Conakry, to France. Complete French text with notes, introduction, suggested activities and discussion questions.
"Synopsis" by ,
French text of Laye's novel with vocabulary and notes suitable for students studying for the AP exam in French Literature.
"Synopsis" by ,
The Focus Student Editions are designed for French language courses in literature and culture. Prepared with non-native French speakers in mind, these editions include an introduction (in French), the complete work, and linguistic and cultural notes in French, a current bibliography and study questions.

This Focus student edition is a novel published in 1953 by Camara Laye, an African writer born in Guinea and is an autobiographical story which narrates in first person a journey from childhood in Kouroussa, through challenges in Conakry, to France.

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