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The Award

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A parable of the corporate world, The Award takes place at a ceremony in a massive automobile factory. One by one, speakers step up to the podium. A company officer introduces each award recipient with a short speech on his or her merits. Then, the winner makes a short speech of acceptance. But The Award's is a ceremony unlike any other. Each presentation becomes a minibio ...more
Hardcover, 151 pages
Published October 1st 1997 by Four Walls Eight Windows (first published 1993)
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Lydie Salvayre is a French writer. Born in the south of France to Republican refugees from the Spanish Civil War, she went on to study medicine in Toulouse and continues to work as a practicing psychiatrist. She has been awarded both the Prix Hermes and the Prix Novembre for her work.
She won the Prix Goncourt 2014 for her novel Pas Pleurer.
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