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The Flying Troutmans

Author: Toews, Miriam Set In . . .
 North America, Canada, Winnipeg
Genre: Fiction
Time Frame: 2000s
Published: 2008
Description: "This saga of bad luck and good company is a wry, scary, heartfelt ode to the traverses we have to make in life when we're at the end of our rope and there's no net below us." ?ELLE

When Hattie's moody boyfriend dumps her in Paris, she returns home to find that her sister Min is in the psych ward again. Freaked out by the prospect of becoming a surrogate mother to Min's kids, Logan and Thebes, Hattie decides to take them in the family van to find their father, last heard to be running an idiosyncratic art gallery in South Dakota. What ensues is a remarkable journey across America, as aunt and kids?through chaos as diverse as their personalities?discover one another to be both far crazier and far more normal than any of them thought.
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