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Girl Who Slept With God (Reprint) (Paperback) (Val Brelinski)

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“Fine, carefully wrought . . . . reading this novel [is] a heartening experience.”—The New York Times Book Review“Brelinski’s page-turning debut is full of humor, insight and imaginative sympathy. Think of it as the annunciation of a new talent.”The Wall Street Journal“A revelation.”—Vanity Fair“[Brelinski] had readers hooked from page 1.”—ElleFor Fans of Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You and Meg Wolitzer’s The Interestings, an entrancing literary debut about religion, science, secrets, and the power and burden of family from recent Wallace Stegner Fellow Val BrelinskiSet in Arco, Idaho, in 1970, Val Brelinski’s powerfully affecting first novel tells the story of three sisters: young Frances, gregarious and strong-willed Jory, and moral-minded Grace. Their father, Oren, is a respected member of the community and science professor at the local college. Yet their mother’s depression and Grace’s religious fervor threaten the seemingly perfect family, whose world is upended when Grace returns from a missionary trip to Mexico and discovers she’s pregnant with—she believes—the child of God.Distraught, Oren sends Jory and Grace to an isolated home at the edge of the town. There, they prepare for the much-awaited arrival of the baby while building a makeshift family that includes an elderly eccentric neighbor and a tattooed social outcast who drives an ice cream truck.The Girl Who Slept with God is a literary achievement about a family’s desperate need for truth, love, purity, and redemption.From the Hardcover edition.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 368
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Val Brelinski
Language: English
Street Date: July 5, 2016
TCIN: 51045086
UPC: 9780143109433
Item Number (DPCI): 248-14-7488
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