• Annabel

    Kathleen Winter

    En 1968 au Canada, dans un village reculé de la région du Labrador, un enfant voit le jour. Ni tout à fait homme ni tout à fait femme, il est les deux à la fois. Seules trois personnes partagent ce secret : les parents de l'enfant et Thomasina, une voisine de confiance. Ensemble, ces adultes prennent la difficile décision de faire opérer l'enfant et de l'élever comme un garçon, prénommé Wayne. Mais tandis que ce dernier grandit, son moi-secret - une fille qu'il appelle Annabel - ne disparaît jamais complètement...

    « Bien plus que des questions de chromosomes, Annabel traite du potentiel des humains pour la cruauté, le mépris et l'ignorance, tout autant que pour la tolérance, la générosité, la force. La réussite de Winter ici est tout aussi miraculeuse que la naissance de Wayne. » Christine Fischer, The Globe and Mail

    « Remarquable. Un texte profondément émouvant en même temps qu'un puissant cri de ralliement. » The Times

  • Anglais Boundless

    Kathleen Winter

    In 2010, bestselling author Kathleen Winter took a journey across the legendary Northwest Passage. From Greenland to Baffin Island and all along this arctic passage, Winter witnesses the new mathematics of the melting North - where polar bears mate with grizzlies, creating a new hybrid species; where the earth is on the cusp of yielding so much buried treasure that five nations stand poised to claim sovereignty of the land; and where the local Inuit population struggles to navigate the tension between taking their part in the new global economy and defending their traditional way of life. In breathtaking prose charged with vivid descriptions of the land and its people, Kathleen Winter's Boundless is a haunting and powerful story: a homage to the ever-evolving and magnetic power of the North.

  • Anglais Annabel

    Kathleen Winter

    In 1968, in a remote part of Canada, a mysterious child is born: a baby who appears to be neither fully boy nor girl, but both at once. Only three people share the secret - the baby's parents and a trusted neighbour. Together the adults make a difficult decision: to go through surgery and raise the child as a boy named Wayne. But as Wayne grows up within the hyper-male hunting culture of his father, his shadow-self - a girl he thinks of as 'Annabel' - is never entirely extinguished, and indeed is secretly nurtured by the women in his life. As Wayne approaches adulthood, and its emotional and physical demands, the woman inside him begins to cry out. The changes that follow are momentous not just for him, but for the three adults that have guarded his secret.Shortlisted for the Orange Prize.

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