The Resource A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews

A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews

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A complicated kindness : a novel
Title
A complicated kindness
Title remainder
a novel
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Miriam Toews
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Language
eng
Summary
A witty, beleaguered teenager whose family is shattered by fundamentalist Christianity balances grief and hope in this coming-of-age novel. Left alone with her sad, peculiar father, she spends her days piecing together why her mother and sister left
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Title
A complicated kindness
Creator
Summary
Doomed to work at the Happy Family Farm, a chicken slaughterhouse in a town run by religious fundamentalists, sixteen-year-old Nomi Nickel nevertheless manages to bear witness to the dissolution of her family with a dark, sly wit
Subject
Genre
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Character
Award
  • Canadian Library Association Young Adult Book Award, 2005.
  • CBA Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, 2005.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Fiction, 2004.
  • Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards, Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction, 2004.
  • Manitoba Writing and Publishing Awards, McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award, 2004.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
129029
Cataloging source
JJG
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Miriam Toews
A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews
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A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews
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http://ebcd.cuyahogalibrary.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=6E94E4D0-0456-4BDC-9EC5-7F5542C0863B
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"Originally published by Knopf Canada. Published also by Faber and Faber in the UK."--T.p. verso
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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7ocm59158453
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Dimensions
unknown
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Extent
1 online resource (253 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780307371157
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6E94E4D0-0456-4BDC-9EC5-7F5542C0863B

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