SUMMER OF MY AMAZING LUCK

SUMMER OF MY AMAZING LUCK

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'Toews's debut is a tart, affectionate look at welfare mothers...Toews is especially good on the "rollicking, happy, impoverished family" of the projects [and] scathing about the humiliations of poverty.' New York Times Lucy and her eight-month-old son live in a Winnipeg housing project filled with single mothers on the dole. Still dealing with her own mother's sudden death, and new to the ever-multiplying complications of life on welfare, Lucy strikes up a friendship with her neighbour, Lish. On the whole, they're pretty happy . . . But Lucy wants to make sure they stay happy. And she has a plan. Told with Toews's signature scalding wit and deep compassion, Summer of my Amazing Luck is a brilliantly funny book about the intricacies of friendship, grief, and poverty. '[A] picaresque account of two welfare moms having loopy adventures and getting by in the city... The novel's voice [is] amused, warm, curious, alive on the page.' The New Yorker

Rayons : Littérature générale > Littérature générale

  • EAN

    9780571345878

  • Disponibilité

    Disponible

  • Nombre de pages

    292 Pages

  • Longueur

    20 cm

  • Largeur

    13 cm

  • Poids

    194 g

  • Distributeur

    Olf

  • Support principal

    Poche

Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews est née en 1964 dans une communauté mennonite du Manitoba, au Canada. Elle est l'autrice de plusieurs romans et a été lauréate de nombreux prix littéraires, notamment du Governor General's Award. Elle vit au Canada. Ce qu'elles disent est son premier roman à paraître chez Buchet/Chastel, et le troisième à paraître en France après Drôle de tendresse (Seuil, 2006) et Pauvres petits chagrins (Christian Bourgois, 2015).

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