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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
"A 16-year-old rebels against the conventions of her strict Mennonite community and tries to come to terms with the collapse of her family ..."--Publishers Weekly
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
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
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Toews, Miriam
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Teenage girls
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Maternal deprivation
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Mennonites
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Maternal deprivation
  • Mennonites
  • Teenage girls
Target audience
adult
Label
A complicated kindness : a novel, 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
ocm54959919
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781582433219
Lccn
2004007960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)54959919
Label
A complicated kindness : a novel, 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
ocm54959919
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
246 pages
Isbn
9781582433219
Lccn
2004007960
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)54959919

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