The Flying Troutmans

The Flying Troutmans

Author: Miriam Toews

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571268511

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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Meet the Troutmans. Hattie is living in Paris, city of romance, but has just been dumped by her boyfriend. Min, her sister back in Canada, is going through a particularly dark period. And Min's two kids, Logan and Thebes, are not talking and talking way too much, respectively. When Hattie receives a phone call from eleven-year-old Thebes, begging her to return to Canada, she arrives home to find Min on her way to a psychiatric ward, and becomes responsible for her niece and nephew. Realising that she is way out of her league, Hattie hatches a plan to find the kids' long-lost father. With only the most tenuous lead to go on, she piles Logan and Thebes into the family van, and they head south . . .
The Flying Troutmans
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Miriam Toews
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-06 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

Meet the Troutmans. Hattie is living in Paris, city of romance, but has just been dumped by her boyfriend. Min, her sister back in Canada, is going through a particularly dark period. And Min's two kids, Logan and Thebes, are not talking and talking way too much, respectively. When Hattie
The Flying Troutmans
Language: en
Pages: 275
Authors: Miriam Toews
Categories: Automobile travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

Meet the Troutmans. Hattie is living in Paris, city of romance, but has just been dumped by her boyfriend. Min, her sister back in Canada, is going through a particularly dark period. And Min's two kids, Logan and Thebes, are not talking and talking way too much, respectively. When Hattie
Lives Lived, Lives Imagined
Language: en
Pages: 197
Authors: Sabrina Reed
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-04 - Publisher: Univ. of Manitoba Press

Perceptive, controversial, topical, and achingly funny, Miriam Toews’s books have earned her a place at the forefront of Canadian literature. In this first monograph on Toews’s work, Sabrina Reed examines the interplay of trauma and resilience in the author’s fiction. Reed skillfully demonstrates how Toews situates resilience across key themes,
Summer of My Amazing Luck
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Miriam Toews
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-30 - Publisher: Faber & Faber

'Toews's debut is a tart, affectionate look at welfare mothers...Toews is especially good on the "rollicking, happy, impoverished family" of the projects [and] scathing about the humiliations of poverty.' New York Times Lucy and her eight-month-old son live in a Winnipeg housing project filled with single mothers on the dole.
Living as Mapmakers
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Debbie Pushor
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-21 - Publisher: Springer

While teacher knowledge is well-researched and conceptualized, parent knowledge remains largely unstudied. In response, this book details Pushor’s conceptualization of parent knowledge, the unique knowledge that arises from the lived experiences of being a parent, knowledge that is relational, bodied and embodied, intuitive, intimate, and uncertain. Drawing from her narrative