Swing Low: a Life

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Swing Low: a Life

by Miriam Toews

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ISBN - 10:0773732314

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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.

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Swing Low: a Life

Swing Low: a Life

by Miriam Toews

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Inscribed by Author(s) 1st Printing. pp. 224. INSCRIPTION FROM MIRIAM TOEWS on title page; Clean, tight, unmarked; name on ffep; otherwise very minimal wear; Mel Toews was a model citizen of Steinbach, MB, yet he struggled with the nightmare of manic depression. In Swing Low Mel Toews recounts his story as Miriam imagines he would have told it, right up to the day he took his life after a final walk through his beloved Steinbach. Mel Toews takes us deep inside the experience of manic depression, but also tells us hilarious and heartwarming tales of life on the prairies.

$39.02

Swing Low: a Life

Swing Low: a Life

by Miriam Toews

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Publisher: Stoddart

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Fine like new hard cover in fine unclipped dj now in mylar. Clean tight and unmarked. 191pp f/f.

$51.18

Swing Low: a Life

Swing Low: a Life

by Miriam Toews

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Publisher: STODDART

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First Edition. First Edition, tight binding, light rubbing to Dust Jacket, All orders are shipped by kbooks every business day.

$62.49

Swing Low: a Life

Swing Low: a Life

by Miriam Toews

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Publisher: Stoddart

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Book. Signed by Author(s) First edition, first printing as evidenced by a complete number line from 1 to 5; signed by Miriam Toews on the title page with no inscription; a solid, clean copy in collectable condition; dust jacket is protected by a Brodart sleeve.

$67.82

Swing Low. {Signed & Lined & Dated } { First Edition/ First Printing.}.

Swing Low. {Signed & Lined & Dated } { First Edition/ First Printing.}.

by Miriam Toews

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Publisher: Stoddart.

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8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Signed and Dated By Author. A FINE copy of the FIRST EDITION. FIRST PRINTING. In NEAR FINE, unclipped jacket. SIGNED & DATED by MIRIAM TOEWS on the title page. DATED: MAY 4th., 2014. The author has also written the book's FIRST SENTENCE on the title page with her signature & date " NOTHING ACCOMPLISHED.". SCARCE thus. PROVENANCE of Author Reading/ Signing Event laid in.

$157.39