Swing Low: A Life (BOK)

Miriam Toews

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One morning Mel Toews put on his coat and hat and walked out of town, prepared to die. A loving husband and father, faithful member of the Mennonite church, and immensely popular schoolteacher, he was a pillar of his close-knit community. Yet after a lifetime of struggle, he could no longer face the darkness of manic depression. With razor-sharp precision,Swing Low tells his story in his own voice, taking us deep inside the experience of despair. But it is also a funny, winsome evocation of country life: growing up on farm, courting a wife, becoming a teacher, and rearing a happy, strong family in the midst of private torment. A humane, inspiring story of a remarkable man, father, and teacher.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Miriam Toews
Forlag
FABER & FABER
ISBN 9780571278695
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 12,6cm x 19,8cm x 1,6cm
Vekt 193 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Biography: literary