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(Frieda Werden)

Miriam Toews reading and talking about her life

Chapter 1 of All My Puny Sorrows


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Length: 0:59:05
Uploaded: 11 Sep, 2016

Recording Date: 15 Jul, 2016
Recording Location: Denman Island BC
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: Raw, unedited
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Program Title: Miriam Toews reading and talking about her life
Description: In July 2016, Miriam Toews gave a solo reading at the annual Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival. This is raw audio of her very moving reading, and her explanation during the Q&A about how the story of a sister's suicide dovetails with her own family life. This is raw audio, but would require only minor editing, to deal with off-mic questions. It includes an introduction.

Featured Speakers/Guests: Miriam Toews [pronounced, approximately, TAYVZ or TEHVZ] is a Canadian author with seven novels to her credit. The best known are A Complicated Kindness and All My Puny Sorrows. She has won many awards, including two Giller prizes and a Governor General's award.

Credits: Courtesy of Miriam Toews and the Denman Island Readers and Writers Festival board. Recorded by Frieda Werden.


Arts and Culture > Books and Literature
Health > Mental Health
Society and Culture > Childhood
Spirituality and Religion
Regional > Canada
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Speech/Presentation

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