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All My Puny Sorrows
by Miriam Toews


Overview - A "New York Times" 2015 Holiday Gift Guide selection.
Elf and Yoli are sisters. While on the surface Elfrieda's is an enviable life (she's a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, and happily married) and Yolandi's a mess (she's divorced and broke, with two teenagers growing up too quickly), they are fiercely closeraised in a Mennonite household and sharing the hardship of Elf's desire to end her own life.
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Overview
A "New York Times" 2015 Holiday Gift Guide selection.
Elf and Yoli are sisters. While on the surface Elfrieda's is an enviable life (she's a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, and happily married) and Yolandi's a mess (she's divorced and broke, with two teenagers growing up too quickly), they are fiercely closeraised in a Mennonite household and sharing the hardship of Elf's desire to end her own life. After Elf's latest attempt, Yoli must quickly determine how to keep her family from falling apart, how to keep her own heart from breaking, and what it means to love someone who wants to die.
"All My Puny Sorrows" is the latest novel from Miriam Toews, one of Canada's most beloved authors not only because her work is rich with deep human feeling and compassion, but because her observations are knife-sharp and her books wickedly funny. And this is Toews at her finest: a story that is as much comedy as it is tragedy, a goodbye grin from the friend who taught you how to live.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781940450711
  • ISBN-10: 1940450713
  • Publisher: McSweeney's
  • Publish Date: July 2015
  • Page Count: 330
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.4 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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