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By Miriam Toews

Elf and Yoli are sisters. whereas at the floor Elfrieda's existence is enviable (she's a world-renowned pianist, glamorous, prosperous, and fortunately married) and Yolandi's a large number (she's divorced and broke, with youngsters growing to be up too quickly), they're fiercely shut -- raised in a Mennonite family and sharing the worry of Elf's wish to finish her existence. After Elf's most recent try, Yoli needs to fast ascertain easy methods to preserve her kin from falling aside, how one can maintain her personal center from breaking, and what it capability to like a person who desires to die.
"All My Puny Sorrows" is the newest novel from Miriam Toews, one among Canada's so much loved authors -- not just simply because her paintings is wealthy with deep human feeling and compassion yet simply because her observations are knife-sharp and her books wickedly humorous. And this is often Toews at her best: a narrative that's as a lot a comedy because it is a tragedy, a so long grin from the good friend who taught you the way to dwell.

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ISBN: 0451201345
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Maybe they’re rich,” whispered a third woman. Her name was Euphinia, and she’d made fast friends with the fourth woman, Grace. The two of them were the oldest of the bunch. Both must’ve been in their sixties. They held hands tightly, and this made them look like a pair of schoolgirls. “Then maybe we’ll get rich too,” Grace added. The last of us was Sunny. That’s how she introduced herself, and that’s all she wanted to be called. First name or last? I didn’t ask. She was even burlier than Peach Tree, so I didn’t push.

I have heard it. Everything it says is true.

I blew on the paper to dry it. The cursive was small, but neat, legible. The wooden door swung open. I heard its steel handle clang against the stone wall. I paid no more attention to Cheryl because now I could read the two lines of the note: You made a promise in Cedar Rapids in 2002. Time to honor it. Without thinking, purely automatic, I walked back into that filthy toilet stall and flushed the note away. But not the ticket. 2 THREE DAYS I thought about that note. Thought about it, repeated it in my mind, tried to forget it.

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