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Ninette of Sin Street

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Published in Tunis in 1938, Ninette of Sin Street is one of the first works of Tunisian fiction in French. Ninette's author, Vitalis Danon, arrived in Tunisia under the aegis of the Franco-Jewish organization the Alliance Israelite Universelle and quickly adopted-and was adopted by-the local community. Ninette is an unlikely protagonist: Compelled by poverty to work as a prostitute, she dreams of a better life and an education for her son. Plucky and street-wise, she enrolls her son in the local school and the story unfolds ...

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1503601560

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9781503601567

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Ninette of Sin Street
2017, Stanford University Press

ISBN-13: 9781503602137

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Ninette of Sin Street
2017, Stanford University Press

ISBN-13: 9781503601567

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