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miracle life of Edgar Mint

Brady Udall

miracle life of Edgar Mint

by Brady Udall

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foster home care -- Arizona -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York: Norton ; London: Jonathan Cape, 2001.

    StatementBrady Udall.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination423p. ;
    Number of Pages423
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18818156M
    ISBN 100099286769

    Complete summary of Brady Udall's The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint. The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is an immensley enjoyable story, with an unforgettable hero whos troubles and yearnings are completely captivating. While Edgar suffers many losses, including the loss of most of the illusions that make people's lives bearable, he maintains his innate goodness of his belief in the redeeming power of language/5(43).

    The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel eBook: Brady Udall: : Kindle Store. Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Kindle Store. Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases Deals 4/5(59). rady Udall's rambling and generous first novel, ''The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint,'' begins when its half-Apache protagonist is 7 and a mail carrier drives a Jeep over his head. Edgar survives -- a miracle -- but the ordeals that follow make the travails of Dickens's hard-luck children look easy.

    The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is a miracle of storytelling, bursting with heartache and hilarity and inhabited by characters as outsized as the landscape of the American West. About the Author Brady Udall is the author of the much-acclaimed story collection "Letting Loose the Hounds," and was a finalist for the New York Public Library's Young. It is a shame that literary accomplishments like The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint by Brady Udall don't get the mass recognition they deserve because the marketing wasn't there or the promotional process was limited or the author had no previous best sellers. This is a wonderful and unforgettable book about a wonderful and unforgettable character.5/5(4).


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The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is a miracle of storytelling, bursting with heartache and hilarity and inhabited by characters as outsized as the landscape of the American West. About the Author Brady Udall is the author of New York Times bestseller The Lonely Polygamist, The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, and Letting Loose the Hounds/5().

Edgar Mint One thing that saves the Miracle life of Edgar Mint from being an uphill struggle is the boy himself, Edgar. He is an exceptional individual who has more to deal with than any kid ever should, but he rolls with the punches and get on with life in his own inimatible way.4/5.

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The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel - Kindle edition by Udall, Brady. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint: A Novel/5().

The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is an immensely enjoyable story, with an unforgettable hero whose troubles and yearnings are completely captivating.

While Edgar suffers many losses, including the loss of most of the illusions that make people's lives bearable, he maintains his innate goodness and his belief in the redeeming power of language. The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint. Brady Udall. pp, Jonathan Cape, £ For all the occasional unexpectedness of its prose style, plot and characterisation, the Author: DJ Taylor.

In response to hearing the word "orphan," Edgar thinks, "It comforted me to understand my place in the world, to put a name to it" [p. Is it useful to see The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint as an example of the classic genre of orphan novels, like Dickens' Great Expectations. How loosely or tightly structured is The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint.

The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is an immensely enjoyable story, with an unforgettable hero whose troubles and yearnings are completely captivating. While Edgar suffers many losses, including the loss of most of the illusions that make people's lives bearable, he maintains his innate goodness and his belief in the redeeming power of language.

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Free download or read online The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in January 1stand was written by Brady Udall. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fiction, young adult story are.4/5. Half Apache and mostly orphaned, Edgar Presley Mint’s trials begin on an Arizona reservation at the age of seven, when the mailman’s jeep accidentally runs over his head.

As he is shunted from the hospital to a school for delinquents to a Mormon foster family, comedy, pain, and trouble accompany Edgar through a string of larger-than-life /5(59). With these words Edgar Mint, half-Apache and mostly orphaned, makes his unshakable claim on our attention.

In the course of Brady Udall’s high-spirited, inexhaustibly inventive novel, Edgar survives not just this bizarre accident, but a hellish boarding school for Native American orphans, a well-meaning but wildly dysfunctional Mormon foster-family, and. Brady Udall is the author of New York Times bestseller The Lonely Polygamist, The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, and Letting Loose the Hounds.

He teaches at Boise State University and lives in Boise, Idaho, with his wife and children/5(56). The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering.

The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Money back guarantee if you are not satisfied. The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is an absolutely hysterical novel.

When you are finally able to stop laughing, y ou’ll fall in love with Edgar’s innate goodness, his belief in the redeeming power of language, and his determination to find and forgive the man who almost killed him. THE MIRACLE LIFE OF EDGAR MINT Brady Udall, Author.

Norton $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES Buy this book Reminiscent of. A picaresque, coming-of-ager by Udall (stories: Letting Loose the Hounds, ) invokes nearly every archetype of the genre while still managing to be fresh and vigorous, and unveiling a rarely seen slice of American life in the process.

Edgar’s Apache mother had her first drink the day she gave birth to him, on an Arizona reservation, and was never again sober. THE MIRACLE LIFE OF EDGAR MINT is a miracle of storytelling, bursting with heartache and hilarity and inhabited by characters as outsized as the landscape of the American West.\"--BOOK COVER.\/span>\"@ en\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

Udall will read from The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint, much of which is set in Utah, Thursday at The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City.

He also will teach a short story workshop during the weeklong Writers at Work conference beginning June 24 at Westminster College. After reading a review of Udall's newest novel "The Loneliest Polygamist", I was intrigued, did a little research regarding the author and discovered his acclaimed novel "The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint".

Edgar Mint is an authentic and sympathetic character. He is lovable/5(). The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint is a miracle of storytelling, bursting with heartache and hilarity and inhabited by characters as outsized as the landscape of. The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint - The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint audiobook, by Brady Udall This astonishing novel was chosen as a Best Book of the Year by the Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly and Newsweek.

Contained within is the story of Edgar Mint, the half-Apache, mostly orphaned child who overcomes a serious childhood injury .Get this from a library! The miracle life of Edgar Mint: a novel. [Brady Udall] -- "Chronicles the hopes and heartbreaks of Edgar Presley Mint.

The trials of Edgar, half Apache and mostly orphaned, begin on an Arizona reservation at the age of seven, when the mailman's jeep.