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By Véronique-Marie Kaye

Dans un quartier populaire d’Ottawa au milieu du siècle dernier, Marjorie Chalifoux, jeune couturière de dix-neuf ans, mène une vie rangée et silencieuse à l’ombre d’un père irascible – un homme étrange rompu dans l’art de los angeles dialog avec les morts.

Son life tranquille prendra un tournant inattendu, et pour cause : elle est enceinte d’un amoureux qui a european l. a. mau­vaise idée de mourir dans un twist of fate de voiture… Et elle doit l’annoncer à son père !

Poussée par le destin, elle cherchera à donner un nouveau sens à sa vie. Son périple, qui l. a. mènera jusqu’à Montréal, lui fera rencontrer des personnages plus étonnants les uns que les autres. Elle goûtera à l’amour, aux plaisirs de los angeles chair et apprendra – à son propre étonnement – qu’au fond d’elle-même se cachait une femme déterminée, débrouillarde, têtue et manifestement charmante.

Ce roman épique est teinté par un brin de folie très à propos, à l. a. manière d’un Éric Dupont («La fiancée américaine», Marchand de feuilles) ou d’un Gabriel García Márquez. Empreint d’humour et de tendresse pour une humanité fragile, il laissera le lecteur ébloui par le expertise de conteuse de l’auteure.

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At Genoa the ladies departed, and their places were taken by a Jewish gentleman with handsome dark eyes and wavy dark hair, carrying two large suitcases full of household gadgets. But this Jewish gentleman—his name was Robin, shortened from Rabinowich—had been brought up among old things, and found them dirty and stupid. His job was to travel all over this old Europe selling modern electrical contraptions. I went to school in another such hut, and sat and scratched my legs and tried to catch the fleas, and chanted long Hebrew texts of which I did not understand one word.

It was fortunate the officer didn’t have those corsets on, for now he needed every particle of muscle and wind he had. They brought up a huge green moray, the largest of all the eels, and the most dangerous. He was more than six feet long, and when you saw him down in the water you thought he was clad in elegant green velvet. Lanny’s reputation as an entertainer of customers was much enhanced; for Captain Bragescu might have thought that dinner dances were got up for business reasons, but he couldn’t doubt that this eager lad really admired his prowess as a fisherman.

Uncle Jesse wanted to laugh again, but there was such an earnest look in his nephew’s eyes that he checked himself. “It happens that I’m going to pay a visit in a slum this afternoon. ” The boy was much excited. And a woman who lived there for the same noble and idealistic reasons that Lanny had been dreaming about! ” Leese gave them some lunch, and then they walked to the tram and rode cheaply into the city. When they got off, they walked into the “old town,” picturesque and fascinating to tourists.

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