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A Boy of Good Breeding

by Miriam Toews

  • 323 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Stoddart .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular American Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • General,
  • Humorous

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8080135M
    ISBN 100773759697
    ISBN 109780773759695
    OCLC/WorldCa38916502

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    MIRIAM TOEWS is the author of seven novels: All My Puny Sorrows, Summer of My Amazing Luck, A Boy of Good Breeding, A Complicated Kindness, The Flying Troutmans, Irma Voth, and Women Talking, and one work of nonfiction, Swing Low: A Life.   “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.

    A witty story full of likeable characters set in Canada's smallest town. I especially warmed to shy Mayor Funk who struggles with both his personal life and the seemingly ever increasing local population. An entertaining and enjoyable read. A Boy of Good Breeding. Miriam Toews. £ From the publisher: Knute is a twenty-four-year-old single mother who returns home to Algren with her daughter to look after her father Tom, who has suffered a heart attack. Meanwhile, Hosea Funk, a friend of Tom’s and the mayor of Algren has a lot on his mind.


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A Boy of Good Breeding book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Life in Winnipeg didn’t go as planned for Knute and her dau /5. A Boy of Good Breeding is a lovely, light look at family and unfulfilled dreams.

Setting is key to this story, and the eccentric characters are funny and entertaining. Hosea’s a little over the top, but I found myself sympathizing with his odd quest. If you’re looking for a fun, light Canadian story, then this is a great choice/5(22).

A Boy of Good Breeding is an okay read, but it seemed more of a caricature than a story. If this author's other work genuinely warrants the accolades she has received (Governor General's award, Margaret Laurence award for Fiction, numerous Book of the Year awards), this book surely must be an anomaly, and I wonder why the author persisted with /5.

A Boy of Good Breeding. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. Book Condition:GOOD. We all like the idea of saving a bit of cash, so when we found out how many good quality used products are out there - we just had to let you know.

" See all. A Boy of Good Breeding does have its moments. The book’s tone owes something to Garrison Keillor’s ruminations on Wobegon, Minnesota, or Stuart McLean’s stories of The Vinyl Cafe: short sentences, colourful characters, and a lot of charm in the timing of the telling.

A BOY OF GOOD BREEDING User Review - Kirkus. A charming novel by Canadian author Toews (A Complicated Kindness, ) reveals what it's like to live in the smallest town in Funk is the mayor of Algren, Manitoba, and proud to 4/5(1).

A charming novel by Canadian author Toews (A Complicated Kindness, ) reveals what it’s like to live in the smallest town in Funk is the mayor of Algren, Manitoba, and proud to represent Canada’s smallest town, although (considering the relentless births and deaths) the population is constantly fluctuating.

It's not an easy task, with citizens threatening to move back, and one Algrenian on the verge of giving birth to twins - or possibly triplets. Full of humour and larger-than-life characters, A Boy of Good Breeding is a warm-hearted novel about families that have been split up but are inexorably drawn back together.

Get this from a library. A boy of good breeding. [Miriam Toews] -- In the tradition of Lake Wobegon, Toews (A Complicated Kindness) gives us Algren, Manitoba, a town noteworthy because, with 1, colorful residents (give or take), it ranks as Canada's smallest. Winner of the McNally Robinson Book of the Year award and ably narrated by Ruth McIntosh, A Boy Of Good Breeding by Miriam Toews is an abridged audiobook set in a small Canadian town - a town so small that the Mayor schemes to keep the population at an even 1, to win a contest for being the smallest town in the nation.5/5(4).

A Boy of Good Breeding Miriam Toews, Author. Counterpoint $14 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Road Tripping with Miriam Toews Buy this book. Click to read more about A Boy of Good Breeding by Miriam Toews. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers/5(7).

Algren was Canada’s smallest town. It really was. Canada’s Smallest Town. It said so on a big old billboard right outside the town limits and Knute had checked with one of those government offices in the blue pages and they said fifteen hundred is what you need for.

A Boy of Good Breeding A Novel (Book): Toews, Miriam: When life in Winnipeg does not go as planned, Knute Corea-McCloud returns to her parents' home in tiny Algren, Manitoba, with her daughter, Summer Feelin', and takes a job with longtime mayor Hosea Funk, who dreams of meeting the Prime Minister and of uncovering the truth about his parentage, in.

Title: A Boy Of Good Breeding Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 8 X X in Published: Octo Publisher: Knopf Canada Language: English.

Winner of the McNally Robinson Book of the Year award and ably narrated by Ruth McIntosh, A Boy Of Good Breeding by Miriam Toews is an abridged audiobook set in a small Canadian town--a town so small that the Mayor schemes to keep the population at an even 1, to win a contest for being the smallest town in the nation.

“A Boy of Good Breeding caught me at the throat, made me laugh and weep with sad-sweet joy. [The characters] get under your skin, and finally, it seems, into your very blood, where they quicken the heart/5(5).

“A Boy of Good Breeding caught me at the throat, made me laugh and weep with sad-sweet joy. [The characters ] get under your skin, and finally, it seems, into your very blood, where they quicken the heart .Tonic for the spirit: a charming, deeply moving, unerringly human story, perfectly shaped and beautifully told.”/5(18).

Free 2-day shipping. Buy A Boy of Good Breeding - eBook at A Boy of Good Breeding by miriam-toews A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. A Boy of Good Breeding A Novel (Book): Toews, Miriam: Winner of the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award Tonic for the spirit: a charming, deeply moving, unerringly human story, perfectly shaped and beautifully told.

-- The Globe and Mail Life in Winnipeg didn't go as planned for Knute and her daughter. But living back in Algren with her parents and working for the .A Boy of Good Breeding is seriously funny, rather brilliantly structured and full of characters who speak the same laconic language as Garrison Keillor's in Lake : Julie Wheelwright.First published in Canada inA Boy of Good Breeding is a funny, warm-hearted novel about families which have been split up but are inexorably drawn back together.

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