Summer of My Amazing Luck

Product Number: WEB323428
Released: 30 Jul, 2019
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 52 Circs
ISBN: #9780571345885
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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Description

'[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 YorkerLucy 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.

Author(s): Miriam Toews
Genre: Literature
Original Publish Date: 30 Jul, 2019

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