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1950, 1st edition "First Printing" stated; Random House publishers, New York; "Translated from the French by Katherine Woods"; hardbound in sage green boards with silver lettering on cover and spine; very good condition; dust jacket has only minor edge wear.

 

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When the oyster-fishing fleet sailed on Easter Sunday, it was Marie-Anne Goulec who voiced the thoughts of all the women of Cancale:  that God would punish the town for the sacrilege.  But God's accounting was not as simple as Marie-Anne's; the boats came back safe and with a big catch.  The other women were relieved:  Marie-Anne lost her faith.  But the punishment came, swiftly and without warning.  Marie-Anne, her faith restored, watch the disintegration of the fishing town that followed, and suffered rebellion and desertion in her own family...

The Easter Fleet by Roger Vercel

SKU: BS42g
$14.00Price