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6 edition of Summer of My Amazing Luck found in the catalog.

Summer of My Amazing Luck

by Miriam Toews

  • 178 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Fiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7695273M
    ISBN 100676978479
    ISBN 109780676978476

    Summer of My Amazing Luck Miriam Toews, Author Buy this book Summer Reads On Isolation and Literature. Buy Summer of My Amazing Luck: A Novel by Toews, Miriam (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(9).

    Summer of My Amazing Luck - Summer of My Amazing Luck audiobook, by Miriam Toews A Novel by the Governor General&#;s Literary Award&#;winning author of A Complicated KindnessLucy Van Alstyne always thought she&#;d grow up to become a forest ranger. Instead, at the age of eighteen, she&#;s found herself with quite a different job title: Single Mother on the Dole.   Whether they’ll find him is questionable, but the down-and-out adventure helps Lucy realize that this just may be the summer of her amazing luck. Miriam Toews’s debut novel, Summer of My Amazing Luck opens our eyes to a social class rarely captured in fiction. At once hilarious and heartbreaking, it is inhabited by an unforgettable and /5.

      Summer of My Amazing Luck A Novel (Book): Toews, Miriam: Lucy Von Alstyne sends fictitious letters to her friend Alicia, pretending to be the father of Alicia's twins, and the two welfare mothers and their five children set off on a journey to find him, facing along the way the complications of living in poverty and raising fatherless children. Summer of My Amazing Luck by Miriam Toews A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. My Book House Antiquarian & Collectible Books. Amazing Stories Science Fiction Magazines. Amazing Stories Magazine Back Issues


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When the two mothers and their five children set off on a journey to find him, facing along the way the complications of living in poverty and raising fatherless children, Lucy discovers this just may be the summer of her amazing luck/5(11). The Summer of my Amazing Luck follows teen mom Lucy and infant son Dillinger (Dill for short), as they acclimatize to living in one of Winnipegs public housing complexs.

While I love Miriam Toews writing style, this novel didnt quite do it for me (2/5)/5. Praise for Summer of My Amazing Luck "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." —Alexandra Schwartz, The New Yorker "A comic take on what initially appears a most improbable topic for humour it works."Brand: Counterpoint Press.

Summer of My Amazing Luck: The Play is the story of Lucy and Lish, two single mothers who live in the Winnipeg housing project, Have-a-Life. When her mother was murdered, Lucy didn't grieve properly, and tried to fill her emptiness with sexual encounters.

When she became pregnant, she couldn't really say who the father of her child s: 0. Praise for Summer of My Amazing Luck "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." --Alexandra Schwartz, The New Yorker "A comic take on what initially appears a most improbable topic for humour it works." --The Globe and Mail "Toews, author of A Complicated Kindness.

Miriam Toews’s first novel, Summer of My Amazing Luck, was published in ; it was nominated for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour and won the John Hirsch Award. Published two years later, her second novel, A Boy of Good Breeding, won the McNally Robinson Book of 4/5(6).

Eighteen-year-old Lucy isn't sure who the father of her nine-month-old son, Dillinger, is: "Usually, I just enjoyed Dill without wondering how exactly he got here." Her closest friend is wild, dynamic Lish, a young mother who, like Lucy, lives on the dole in a Winnipeg housing project.

In a voice that's vulnerable, observant, and deadly funny, Lucy describes a summer among the projects /5(4). : Summer of My Amazing Luck: A Novel (): Toews, Miriam: Books. Buy New.

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When her mother was murdered, Lucy "didn?t grieve properly," and tried to fill her emptiness with sexual encounters. So imagine my delight when I learn that this month marks the re-release (and revision) of the brilliant first novel from Miriam Toews (pron.

taves) summer of my amazing luck, ten years after it's. “Summer of My Amazing Luck,” Toews’s debut, is a tart, affectionate look at welfare mothers in a Winnipeg housing project.

And I do mean “tart,” since these characters spend a lot of Author: Gregory Cowles. Summer of My Amazing Luck by Miriam Toews,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(2K). Buy Summer of My Amazing Luck by Miriam Toews online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Summer of My Amazing Luck Miriam Toews. Since that episode I have given him books with rose covers, sport shirts with rose buttons, and offered to paint his picnic table rose, wink wink, but he either doesn’t remember or doesn’t want to be reminded of that day he got excited and shook my hand.

the summer before I entered third grade. Miriam Toews’s debut novel, Summer of My Amazing Luck opens our eyes to a social class rarely captured in fiction. At once hilarious and heartbreaking, it is inhabited by an unforgettable and poignant group of characters.

Shortlisted for both the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award and for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, it also earned Miriam the John Hirsch Award for /5(15). Buy a cheap copy of Summer of My Amazing Luck book by Miriam Toews.

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 Free shipping over $/5(4). Miriam Toews’s first novel, Summer of My Amazing Luck, was published in ; it was nominated for the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour and won the John Hirsch Award.

Published two years later, her second novel, A Boy of Good Breeding, won the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award/5(11). Summer of My Amazing Luck is Miriam's first novel and a favourite for many die-hard Toews fans. Welcome to Winnipeg's Have-a-Life housing project better known as Half-a-Life.

Meet eighteen year-old Lucy and flamboyant Lish, two of the single moms who live. Get this from a library. Summer of my amazing luck: a novel. [Miriam Toews] -- Eighteen-year-old Lucy isn't sure who the father of her nine-month-old son, Dillinger, is: "Usually, I just enjoyed Dill without wondering how exactly he got here." Her closest friend is wild.

Author bio: Miriam Toews is the author of seven novels: Summer of My Amazing Luck, A Boy of Good Breeding, A Complicated Kindness,The Flying Troutmans, Irma Voth, All My Puny Sorrows, and Women Talking, and one work of non-fiction, Swing Low: A is a winner of the Governor General's Award for Fiction, the Libris Award for Fiction Book of the Year, the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction.

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Miriam Toews’s debut novel, Summer of My Amazing Luck opens our eyes to a social class rarely captured in fiction. At once hilarious and heartbreaking, it is inhabited by an unforgettable and.