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Paperback, 337 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Gallimard Education
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Le jeune Jacques passe son enfance en Ardèche, dans un asile psychiatrique — dont son père est le directeur —, élevé avec les pensionnaires, dont l'un notamment donnera son nom à un poème, Chapurlat. À la mort de son père, il est élevé par son grand-père, notaire à Lyon. C'est pour embrasser cette carrière qu'il monte à Paris faire des études de droit. Étudiant à Paris, il consacre une part import ...more
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