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    ROGER VRIGNY TODAY (MONDAY) WON THE PRIX FEMINA, ONE OF FRANCE'S TOP LITERARY AWARDS, FOR HIS NOVEL "LA NUIT DE MOUGINS" (THE NIGHT OF MOUGINS, A FRENCH ALPINE VILLAGE).

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    ROGER VRIGNY TODAY (MONDAY) WON THE PRIX FEMINA, ONE OF FRANCE'S TOP LITERARY AWARDS, FOR HIS NOVEL "LA NUIT DE MOUGINS" (THE NIGHT OF MOUGINS, A FRENCH ALPINE VILLAGE).

    THE PRIZE IS AWARDED BY AN ALL-WOMEN JURY OF 12.VRIGNY, AGED 43, WON THE AWARD ON THE SECOND BALLOT.IT IS HIS FOURTH BOOK.

    THE PRIX FEMINA IS WORTH 5,000 FRANCS.VOTING TOOK PLACE IN PARIS, THE CHOICE WAS BETWEEN VRIGNY AND ANDRE PIEYRE DE MANDIARGURES FOR "LA MOTOCYCLETTE" AN THIRD AUTHOR, ANNE PHILIPPE WAS CONSIDERED BUT HER BOOK, "LE TEMPS O'UN SOUPIR"(A TIME FOR SIGHING ), WAS REJECTED AS A WORK OF NON-FICTION.IT CONCERNED THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND, THE FAMOUS FRENCH ACTOR GERARD PHILIPPE.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3OF6YSWEV27SGCX3QMX3C7FA2
    Media URN:
    VLVA3OF6YSWEV27SGCX3QMX3C7FA2
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/11/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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