Twenty-four-year-old novelist Édouard Louis grew up in Hallencourt, France. John Foley/Opale/Leemage hide caption

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'The End Of Eddy' Tells Of Growing Up Poor And Gay In Working-Class France

Édouard Louis' autobiographical novel is the story of a young man coming of age in a downtrodden French village. Critic John Powers calls it a "bulletin from the enraged heart of Le Pen country."

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'The End Of Eddy' Tells Of Growing Up Poor And Gay In Working-Class France

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