Yves THERIAULT

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CanadianBorn Yves THERIAULT

Canadian author

Born on November 27, 1915 in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada , Canada

Died on October 20, 1983 in Joliette, Quebec, Canada

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He was born in Quebec City to Alcide and Aurore (Nadeau) Thériault. On April 21, 1942, he married Germaine Blanchet, with whom he would have two children, Marie-José and Yves-Michel. As a child he dropped out of school at the age of 15, holding many miscellaneous jobs until he became a known writer.



Perhaps his best known work is Agaguk, a story of cultural conflict between Inuit and white men, published in 1958.

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In 1975, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada in recognition for being "one of the most prolific writers and best-known novelists in Canada".



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