Swing Low : A Life
by Miriam Toews


Overview - "Audacious, original and profoundly moving . . . . Healing is a likely outcome of a bookimbued with the righteous anger, compassion and humanity of Swing Low ."-- Globe and Mail (Canada)

Reverberatingwith emotional power, authenticity, and insight , Swing Low isMiriam Toews' daring and deeply affecting memoir ofher father's struggle with manic depression in a small Mennonite community inrural Canada.  Read more...


 
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Overview
"Audacious, original and profoundly moving . . . . Healing is a likely outcome of a bookimbued with the righteous anger, compassion and humanity of Swing Low."--Globe and Mail (Canada)

Reverberatingwith emotional power, authenticity, and insight, Swing Low isMiriam Toews' daring and deeply affecting memoir ofher father's struggle with manic depression in a small Mennonite community inrural Canada. Personal and touching, a stirring counterpart to her novel IrmaVoth and reminiscent of works by Susan Cheever, Gail Caldwell, Mary Karr, and Alexandra Styron, Swing Low is an elegiacode to a difficult life by an author drawing from the deepest well of insight, craft, and emotion.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780062070166
  • ISBN-10: 0062070169
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial
  • Publish Date: September 2011
  • Page Count: 228
  • Dimensions: 7.8 x 5.1 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.5 pounds


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