A Novel

eBook - 2003
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A gifted young Canadian writer makes her debut in the United States with a dark and spell-binding tale of erotic and pang-ridden legacy of forbidden love A handsome priest named August Day arrives in the well-ordered town of Mercy, Manitoba, to take over the church of St. Mary Immaculate. In the first days of his tenure he falls in love with the young bride of the town butcher. Their mutual obsession grows to the point that its aftermath leaves scars on the town decades and generations after their love affair is over.
Publisher: Toronto : Random House Canada, 2003.
ISBN: 9781453213209
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Authors in the House: Join us for coffee as Alissa York shares her writings with us. Sat. May 26, 2012, 3:00-4:00 pm, @ the Strathcona County Library. Giller-nominee Alissa York’s
work is described by critics
as ” frighteningly real,”
“beautiful, unusual and
memorable” and “rich,
strange and deeply


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