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Summer of My Amazing Luck - Miriam Toews
Summer of My Amazing Luck
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By the author of Swing Low. Welcome to Have-a-Life welfare housing project (better known as Half-a-Life). The welfare regulations are endless and the ratfink neighbours won't mind their own business, but when Lish and Lucy head to Colorado to find the fire-eater, Lucy discovers this just may be... show more
By the author of Swing Low. Welcome to Have-a-Life welfare housing project (better known as Half-a-Life). The welfare regulations are endless and the ratfink neighbours won't mind their own business, but when Lish and Lucy head to Colorado to find the fire-eater, Lucy discovers this just may be the summer of her amazing luck.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781582433462 (1582433461)
ASIN: 1582433461
Publisher: Counterpoint
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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Clif's Book World
Clif's Book World rated it
3.0
There's nothing amazing or lucky in this book. Perhaps a better title would have been, "My Down-And-Out Tale." Perhaps the title is trying to be ironic. It's a story about a single mother who's on welfare. Her situation is miserable. But her story is told with an air of humor and indifference t...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
3.0 Summer of My Amazing Luck: A Novel
I did not love Summer of My Amazing Luck the way I did A Complicated Kindness and The Flying Troutmans--two novels that Toews wrote after this one. The writing is in the same sort of fast-paced, conversational style, but somehow everyone in the book felt more real to me than the first person narrat...
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