Happening

Happening

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In 1963, Annie Ernaux, 23 and unattached, realizes she is pregnant. Shame arises in her like a plague: Understanding that her pregnancy will mark her and her family as social failures, she knows she cannot keep that child.

This is the story, written forty years later, of a trauma Ernaux never overcame. In a France where abortion was illegal, she attempted, in vain, to self-administer the abortion with a knitting needle. Fearful and desperate, she finally located an… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Seven Stories Press (January 04, 2011)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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