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ISBN: 0829421238 / ISBN-13: 9780829421231

The Edge of Sadness

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  • The Edge of Sadness (Loyola Press) – Trade paperback (2005)
    by Edwin O'Connor, Ron Hansen (Introduction by)

    The Edge of Sadness

    Trade paperback, Loyola Press
    2005
    English
    646 pages

    ISBN: 0829421238
    ISBN-13: 9780829421231

    Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1962, this haunting novel shattered reigning cultural stereotypes of priests and parish life when it was first published.

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TheDistaff

A look into a quiet lost world

by TheDistaff on Sep 2, 2009

This is the moving story of the rise, fall, and rise again of a Catholic priest in a generic mid-sized New England city (think Providence or Fall River) and his interactions with one of the families that populated his childhood world. A lovely quiet read, and a poignant one, as his return to the world he had left forces him to see how the world has changed since his own childhood, and allows him to watch, bemused, the inability of generations to communicate with one another as a result of these changes. Highly recommended for Catholics and non-Catholics alike.

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