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'A Complicated Kindness' wins a complicated contest

Miriam Toews' A Complicated Kindness takes the prize after some heated debate in Canada Reads 2006.

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Digital Archives Miriam Toews on Manitoba and Mennonites Jun 1, 2004 | 19:36Author Miriam Toews discusses her new book A Complicated Kindness.
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Digital Archives Guy Vanderhaeghe on 'The Last Crossing' Nov 3, 2002 | 20:47Author Guy Vanderhaeghe discusses the pros and cons of writing one's best work.
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