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The Resource A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews

A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews

Label
A complicated kindness : a novel
Title
A complicated kindness
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Miriam Toews
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Nomi struggles not to give in to despair when her mother and sister flee their home in East Village, a Mennonite community in Manitoba, leaving her in the care of her increasingly depressed father
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
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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
DLC
Citation source
  • Booklist starred
  • Publisher's Weekly
  • New York Times
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toews, Miriam
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
PR9199.3.T6113
LC item number
C66 2004
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Maternal deprivation
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Mennonites
Target audience
adult
Label
A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reader discussion guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14597576
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781582433226
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm61726327
Label
A complicated kindness : a novel, Miriam Toews
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes reader discussion guide
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14597576
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781582433226
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm61726327

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