A Passion for WritingBook - 2007
In 1945, Gabrielle Roy skyrocketed to fame and fortune when her first novel, The Tin Flute , was an instant hit. Over 700,000 copies sold in the United States, and the book was awarded the prestigious Prix Fémina in France. In Canada, The Tin Flute received a Governor General's Award. Gabrielle Roy dedicated herself to her vocation as a writer.