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All My Puny Sorrows

(2014)
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Awards
Rathbone Folio Prize Best Book (nominee)
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 Miriam Toews, one of Canada's most beloved authors - not only because her work is rich with deep human feeling and compassion but because her observations are knife-sharp and her books wickedly funny. And this is Toews at her finest: a story that is as much a comedy as it is a tragedy, a goodbye grin from the friend who taught you how to live.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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November 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 1-940450-27-6 / 978-1-940450-27-8 (USA edition)
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April 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 0-345-80800-2 / 978-0-345-80800-4 (USA edition)
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October 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 1-63557-497-8 / 978-1-63557-497-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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September 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 0-571-34099-7 / 978-0-571-34099-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 0-7352-7295-6 / 978-0-7352-7295-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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July 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 1-940450-71-3 / 978-1-940450-71-1 (USA edition)
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2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 0-571-30529-6 / 978-0-571-30529-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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February 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 0-345-80801-0 / 978-0-345-80801-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage Canada
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June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
ISBN: 0-571-30528-8 / 978-0-571-30528-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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December 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
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December 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
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December 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
Publisher: Recorded Books
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October 2019 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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June 2014 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
Publisher: Faber & Faber
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April 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: All My Puny Sorrows
Author(s): Miriam Toews
Publisher: Knopf Canada
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