Swing Low: A Life by Miriam Toews

Swing Low: A Life

Miriam Toews

nonfiction biography memoir emotional reflective slow-paced

240 pages | first published 2000

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“Audacious, original and profoundly moving . . . . Healing is a likely outcome of a book imbued with the righteous anger, compassion and humanity of Swing Low.” —Globe and Mail (Canada)Reverberating with emotional power, authenticity, and insight,...
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sad 85%
emotional 71%
reflective 71%
dark 42%
funny 42%
challenging 28%
hopeful 14%
tense 14%


medium 66%
slow 16%
fast 16%

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