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A Complicated Kindness | [Miriam Toews]

A Complicated Kindness

Award-winning author Miriam Toews is known for her razor-sharp wit. In A Complicated Kindness, Mennonite Nomi Nichol belongs to “the most embarrassing subsect of people to belong to if you’re a teenager.” Her mother and sister have already fled their fundamentalist community in Manitoba. Now Nomi, fighting off despair, tries to find herself while hiding behind a facade of biting humor.
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Publisher's Summary

Award-winning author Miriam Toews is known for her razor-sharp wit. In A Complicated Kindness, Mennonite Nomi Nichol belongs to “the most embarrassing subsect of people to belong to if you’re a teenager.” Her mother and sister have already fled their fundamentalist community in Manitoba. Now Nomi, fighting off despair, tries to find herself while hiding behind a facade of biting humor.

©2004 Miriam Toews (P)2010 Recorded Books, LLC

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"Her episodic, highly introspective first novel - part of an emerging subgenre of crossover adult books that might have been published as YA - maintains a careful balance between hilarity and heartbreak that most readers will find unforgettable." ( Booklist)

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    Would you consider the audio edition of A Complicated Kindness to be better than the print version?

    Yes! it brought it alive to me, the listener.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Nomi


    Which character – as performed by Erin Moon – was your favorite?

    Nomi


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Babe, pig in the city!


    Any additional comments?

    great listen!

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