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The Resource All My Puny Sorrows, (electronic resource)

All My Puny Sorrows, (electronic resource)

Label
All My Puny Sorrows
Title
All My Puny Sorrows
Statement of responsibility
Miriam Toews
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Elf and Yoli are sisters. While on the surface Elfrieda''s life is enviable (she''s a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, and happily married) and Yolandi''s a mess (she''s divorced and broke, with two teenagers growing up too quickly), they are fiercely close raised in a Mennonite household and sharing the hardship of Elf''s desire to end her life. After Elf''s latest attempt, Yoli must quickly determine how to keep her family from falling apart, how to keep her own heart from breaking, and what it means to love someone who wants to die. All My Puny Sorrows is the latest novel from M
Summary
Elfrieda, a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, wealthy, happily married: she wants to die. Yolandi, divorced, broke, sleeping with the wrong men as she tries to find true love: she desperately wants to keep her older sister alive. But Elf's latest suicide attempt is a shock: she is three weeks away from the opening of her highly anticipated international tour. Can she be nursed back to "health" in time? Does it matter? As the situation becomes ever more complicated, Yoli faces the most terrifying decision of her life.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Canadian Authors Association Literary Awards, MOSAID Technologies Inc. Award for Fiction, 2015.
  • Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize, 2014.
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10298741
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Toews, Miriam
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS8589.O6352
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Divorced women
  • Grief
  • Sisters
  • Suicidal behavior
  • Women pianists
Target audience
adult
Label
All My Puny Sorrows, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One; two; three; four; five; six; seven; eight; nine; ten; eleven; twelve; thirteen; fourteen; fifteen; sixteen; seventeen; eighteen; nineteen; twenty; acknowledgments
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781940450698
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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45eda6b0-53d2-4cd7-a9c5-f027e8624e6f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2091899
  • (OCoLC)893332703
  • (OCoLC)ocn893332703
  • 2091899
Label
All My Puny Sorrows, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One; two; three; four; five; six; seven; eight; nine; ten; eleven; twelve; thirteen; fourteen; fifteen; sixteen; seventeen; eighteen; nineteen; twenty; acknowledgments
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781940450698
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
45eda6b0-53d2-4cd7-a9c5-f027e8624e6f
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 2091899
  • (OCoLC)893332703
  • (OCoLC)ocn893332703
  • 2091899

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