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Miriam Toews

Biography

Miriam Toews

Miriam Toews was born in the small Mennonite town of Steinbach, Manitoba. She has published five novels and a memoir of her father, and is the recipient of numerous literary awards in Canada, including the Governor General’s Literary Award (for A COMPLICATED KINDNESS) and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize (for THE FLYING TROUTMANS). In 2010 she received the prestigious Writers’ Trust Engel/Findley Award for her body of work. IRMA VOTH is Toews’s most recent novel. She lives in Toronto.

Miriam Toews

Books by Miriam Toews

by Miriam Toews - Fiction

IRMA VOTH follows a young Mennonite woman, vulnerable yet wise beyond her years, who carries a terrible family secret with her on a remarkable journey to survival and redemption.