The Edge of Sadness

The Edge of Sadness

Book - 2005
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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. Father Hugh Kennedy is a recovering alcoholic, commited to his vocation yet struggling with the demands of it.
Publisher: Chicago : Loyola Press, [2005]
ISBN: 9780829421231
0829421238
Characteristics: xii, 646 p. ; 18 cm.

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Nov 24, 2016

This is a really great read. Father Hugh is a recovered alcoholic at a run down parish, Charlie Carmody is a 81 year old slumlord who is resented and feared by his family. The relationship between the two is the basis for the book. I wish the library had more of his books!

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