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6 edition of Volkswagen Blues found in the catalog.

Volkswagen Blues

by Jacques Poulin

  • 183 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Cormorant Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical,
  • Fiction / Medical,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsSheila Fischman (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8726622M
    ISBN 101896951422
    ISBN 109781896951423

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    Get this from a library! Volkswagen blues. [Jacques Poulin; Antonio Marquet] -- The only clue that Jacques Cartier has to find his brother is a postcard dated ten years ago. He will begin a road trip from the northeastern part of Canada all the way to San Francisco. While. (Fiction, Canadian, Quebecois, translated) I’ve wanted to read this since Rock Carrier championed it in CBC’s Canada Reads in Translated from French, VW Blues is the story of an impulsive road trip from Gaspe in Quebec to Las Vegas, Nevada to find the protagonist’s brother, with whom he has had no contact for 20 years/5(8).

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Translated from French, VW Blues is the story of an impulsive road trip from Gaspe in Quebec to Las Vegas, Nevada to find the protagonist’s brother, with whom he has had no contact for 20 years. I thought it dragged in spots although, in the end, everything tied together/5(11).

out of 5 stars Volkswagen Blues par Jacques Poulin. Reviewed in the United States on Janu I really liked the new begining of every chapter and how the author put my imagination to work with the chemestry between the characters.5/5(3).

Translated from French, VW Blues is the story of an impulsive road trip from Gaspe in Quebec to Las Vegas, Nevada to find the protagonist’s brother, with whom he has had no contact for 20 years.

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