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Read online Dans le silence du vent.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Dans le silence du vent Un dimanche de printemps une femme est agress e sexuellement sur une r serve indienne du Dakota du Nord Traumatis e Geraldine Coutts n est pas en mesure de r v ler ce qui s est pass la police ni d en parler son mari ou son fils de treize ans Joe En une seule journ e la vie de ce dernier est boulevers e Il essaie d aider sa m re mais elle reste alit e et s enfonce peu peu dans le mutisme et la solitude Tandis que son p re qui est juge confie la situation la justice et la loi Joe perd patience face une enqu te qui pi tine et il d cide avec ses copains de chercher les r ponses de son c t Leur qu te les m ne tout d abord dans un lieu sacr proximit duquel la m re de Joe a t viol e Dans ce livre magnifique comme dans le reste de son oeuvre Louise Erdrich parvient m ler la trag die l humour la po sie et la gr ce pour restituer les sentiments et les motions de ses personnages face la violence dont tant de femmes sont toujours aujourd hui victimes by Louise Erdrich, Isabelle Reinharez

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Dans le silence du vent
Title:Dans le silence du vent
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ISBN:2226249745
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Number of Pages:461
Category:Fiction, Mystery, Historical fiction, Coming of age
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