The Flying TroutmansBook - 2008
When Hattie returns to take care of her niece and nephew, she's rapidly freaked out by the realization that the responsibility is in fact far greater than she'd expected, and she decides to take the kids 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 the United States, as aunt and kids discover one another to be both far crazier and far more normal than any of them thought.
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LPL_KimberlyL Jul 20, 2016
The Troutmans are an odd and dysfunctional family, not unlike the characters in "Little Miss Sunshine." Touching on mental health challenges (like in the movie), Miriam Toews handles a serious subject in a relatable but still enjoyable way which makes this novel an incredible read for f... Read More »
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Yeah, so things have fallen apart. A few weeks ago I got a collect call from my niece, Thebes, in the middle of the night, asking me to please come back to help with Min. She told me she'd been trying to take care of things but it wasn't working any more. Min was stranded in her bed, hooked on blue torpedoes and convinced that a million silver cars were closing in on her...
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