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The First Man (edition 1996)
by Albert Camus
The First Man by Albert Camus
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A fictionalized autobiography, covering his youth in Algeria. It is filled with details of the white working class to which he belonged and there is the undercurrent of a boy's search for a father figure, his own killed in World War I. He describes the intervention of a school teacher who obtained for him a scholarship, first step on the road to the 1957 Nobel Prize for literature.
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)843.914 — Literature French French fiction Modern Period 20th Century 1945-1999
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.