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The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint

(2001)
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If I could tell you only one thing about my life it would be this: when I was seven years old the mailman ran over my head. As formative events go, nothing else comes close.

With these words Edgar Mint, half-Apache and mostly orphaned, makes his unshakable claim on our attention. In the course of Brady Udall's high-spirited, inexhaustibly inventive novel, Edgar survives not just this bizarre accident, but a hellish boarding school for Native American orphans, a well-meaning but wildly dysfunctional Mormon foster-family, and the loss of most of the illusions that are supposed to make life bearable.

What persists is Edgar's innate goodness, his belief in the redeeming power of language, and his determination to find and forgive the man who almost killed him. The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is a miracle of storytelling, bursting with heartache and hilarity and inhabited by characters as outsized as the landscape of the American West.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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"A wild and wondrous tale... I was utterly charmed by it." - Monica Ali


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May 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
ISBN: 0-393-02036-3 / 978-0-393-02036-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: W. W. Norton
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July 2012 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel
Author(s): Brady Udall
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April 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Miracle Life Of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
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July 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miracle Life Of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
ISBN: 0-09-928676-9 / 978-0-09-928676-9 (UK edition)
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June 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miracle Life Of Edgar Mint
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May 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel
Author(s): Brady Udall
ISBN: 0-375-71918-0 / 978-0-375-71918-9 (USA edition)
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August 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
ISBN: 0-224-05057-5 / 978-0-224-05057-9 (UK edition)
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November 2017 : USA Audio edition
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January 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint
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January 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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August 2005 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
ISBN: 1-4074-7302-6 / 978-1-4074-7302-4 (UK edition)
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2002 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
ISBN: 1-4193-2569-8 / 978-1-4193-2569-4 (USA edition)
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April 2013 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Miracle Life Of Edgar Mint
Author(s): Brady Udall
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June 2010 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel
Author(s): Brady Udall
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