Complicated Kindness

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Complicated Kindness

By Miriam Toews

Counterpoint LLC, Hardcover, 9781582433219, 256pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2004

A landmark literary novel, balancing unbearable sadness and beauty in the voice of a witty, beleaguered teen-ager whose family is destroyed by fundamentalist Christianity.

About the Author
Miriam Toews is the author of A Complicated Kindness, winner of the Governor General's Award and finalist for the Giller Prize, A Boy of Good Breeding, and Swing Low: A Life. She has written for "This American Life," and the New York Times Magazine. She lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba.