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The Tin Flute

(1945)
A novel by

 
 
The Tin Flute, Gabrielle Roy's first novel, is a classic of Canadian fiction. Imbued with Roy's unique brand of compassion and compelling understanding, this moving story focuses on a family in the Saint-Henri slums of Montreal, its struggles to overcome poverty and ignorance, and its search for love.

An affecting story of familial tenderness, sacrifice, and survival during the Second World War, The Tin Flute won both the Governor General's Award and the Prix Fémina of France. The novel was made into a critically acclaimed motion picture in 1983.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

November 1980 : Canada Hardback
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Title: The Tin Flute
Author(s): Gabrielle Roy
ISBN: 0-7710-7841-2 / 978-0-7710-7841-5 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
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Paperback Editions

August 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Tin Flute: Penguin Modern Classics Edition
Author(s): Gabrielle Roy
ISBN: 0-7352-3600-3 / 978-0-7352-3600-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Emblem Editions
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June 2009 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Tin Flute
Author(s): Gabrielle Roy
ISBN: 0-7710-9388-8 / 978-0-7710-9388-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: New Canadian Library
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October 1989 : Canada Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Tin Flute
Author(s): Gabrielle Roy, Philip Stratford
ISBN: 0-7710-9860-X / 978-0-7710-9860-4 (Canada edition)
Publisher: New Canadian Library
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1982 : Canada Paperback

Title: The Tin Flute
Author(s): Gabrielle Roy
ISBN: 0-7710-9293-8 / 978-0-7710-9293-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA