Bill Moyers on Faith and Reason

Season 1 Episode 6

Anne Provoost

Aired Unknown Jul 14, 2006 on PBS
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Anne Provoost
Belgian writer Anne Provoost is the author of a series of provocative novels that examine topics as varied as right-wing extremism, sexual abuse, and God through the eyes of young protagonists. Her debut novel, My Aunt Is a Pilot Whale, published in 1991, was the first book on sexual abuse of children written for a young audience in the Low Countries. The novel, which tells the story of a young girl's sexual abuse at the hands of her father and her eventual rescue by a sympathetic cousin and a well-meaning adult, was awarded both the Belgian Book Lion Prize and the Interprovincial Prize for Children's and Youth Literature.moreless

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