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About the Author
A finalist for the Prix Goncourt in 1994, it is Paule Constant’s sixth novel. She has received many literary awards, including the 1990 Grand Prix du Roman de l’Académie Française for her novel White Spirit. Betsy Wing is a translator and author. Her translations include Hélène Cixous’s The Book of Promethea (Nebraska 1991) and Didier Eribon’s Michel Foucault.