The First ManLarge Print - 1996
In The First Man Albert Camus tells the story of Jacques Cormery, a boy who lived a life much like his own. Camus summons up the sights, sounds, and textures of a childhood circumscribed by poverty and a father's death yet redeemed by the austere beauty of Algeria and the boy's attachment to his nearly deaf-mute mother. The result is a moving journey through the lost landscape of youth that also discloses the wellspring of Camus' aesthetic powers and moral vision.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me., USA : G.K. Hall & Co., 1996
Characteristics: 359 p. (large print) ; 24 cm