Boy Of Good Breeding

Miriam Toews


Hosea Funk is mayor of Algren, likely to win the prize of Canada’s smallest town. The award will be presented by the Prime Minister, a man who Hosea believes to be his biological father. If he can keep the town’s population below 1500 they will finally be reunited.

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Knute is a twenty-four-year-old single mother who returns home to Algren with her daughter to look after her father Tom, who has suffered a heart attack. Meanwhile, Hosea Funk, a friend of Tom’s and the mayor of Algren has a lot on his mind. The prime minister has promised to pay a visit to whichever town in Canada has the smallest population. Algren has held this position for some time but recent baby booms and returning families, like Knute, threaten to tip Algren over the magic 1500 . . .

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Weight 0.205 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm