WITH DOWNCAST EYES.
Edition: First English language edition.
Boston & Toronto: Little Brown, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel by this poet, essayist, and winner of the Prix Goncourt for his earlier novel 'Sacred Night.' The story of "a young Moroccan girl's confrontation with twin challenges of exile and immigration. The young heroine, who with her family has fled from and impoverished Berber village to the extravagant city of Paris, finds herself disoriented, torn between the sophistication of and unfamiliar society and the vibrant, mystial culture that is her true spiritual inheritance." Translated from the French by Joachim Neugroschel. 249 pp. ISBN: 9780316460590.
Condition: Near fine in a fine dust jacket (embossed seal of prev owner on half title page.)