LETESSIER, Dorothee. French, b. 1953. Genres: Novels, Plays/Screenplays. Career: Employed variously in a law office, 1972-76, and as a metallurgist, 1976-80; writer, 1980-. Publications: NOVELS: Voyage a Paimpol, 1980, trans. by M. Ward as A Breath of Air, 1985; Loica, 1983; La belle Atlantique (title means: The Beautiful Atlantic), 1986; Jean-Baptiste, ou, L'education vagabonde (title means: Jean-Baptiste: Learning to be a Wanderer), 1988; La reine des abeilles (title means: The Queen Bee), 1989; L'autocar, 1994. Author of scripts for television documentaries. Address: 7 rue Bovrgon, 75013 Paris, 13e, France.