The Resource All my puny sorrows, Miriam Toews

All my puny sorrows, Miriam Toews

Label
All my puny sorrows
Title
All my puny sorrows
Statement of responsibility
Miriam Toews
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Elfrieda, a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yolandi, divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men as she tries to find true love: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. But Elf's latest suicide attempt is a shock: she is three weeks away from the opening of her highly anticipated international tour. Can she be nursed back to "health" in time? Does it matter? As the situation becomes ever more complicated, Yoli faces the most terrifying decision of her life
Summary
Elfrieda, a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yolandi, divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men as she tries to find true love: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. But Elf's latest suicide attempt is a shock: she is three weeks away from the opening of her highly anticipated international tour. Can she be nursed back to "health" in time? Does it matter? As the situation becomes ever more complicated, Yoli faces the most terrifying decision of her life.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards, MOSAID Technologies Inc. Award for Fiction, 2015.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298741
Cataloging source
CKE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toews, Miriam
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.T6113
LC item number
A55 2014b
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorced women
  • Grief
  • Sisters
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Women pianists
  • Divorced women
  • Grief
  • Sisters
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Women pianists
Target audience
adult
Label
All my puny sorrows, Miriam Toews
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn892134520
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9781940450278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892134520
Label
All my puny sorrows, Miriam Toews
Publication
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
ocn892134520
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
317 pages
Isbn
9781940450278
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)892134520

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