Summer of My Amazing Luck by Miriam Toews

Summer of My Amazing Luck

Miriam Toews

fiction contemporary reflective medium-paced

240 pages | first published 1996

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Lucy Von Alstyne sends fictitious letters to her friend Alicia, pretending to be the father of Alicia's twins, and the two welfare mothers and their five children set off on a journey to find him, facing along the way the complications of living i...
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Summary of 149 reviews

Moods

hopeful 85%
emotional 57%
funny 57%
reflective 42%
lighthearted 28%
adventurous 14%
dark 14%

Pace

medium 57%
slow 28%
fast 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 85% | A mix: 14%

Strong character development?

Yes: 85% | It's complicated: 14%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 85% | No: 14%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 85% | No: 14%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 71% | It's complicated: 14% | No: 14%

Average rating

3.49

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