Fall on your Knees

Fall on your Knees

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2002
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The story of a jinxed family, a catalog of rape, incest and death. James Piper abuses his daughter, atones by sending her to New York to study singing while he goes to war, she returns pregnant, dies in childbirth when her mother opens her to save her twins. One of the twins dies, mother commits suicide, the second twin contracts polio while being baptized in a creek by an aunt, the aunt is raped by James. A first novel set in Nova Scotia early this century.
Publisher: St. Paul, MN : HighBridge, p2002.
ISBN: 9781565116924
1565116925
Branch Call Number: CD FIC/MACDONALD
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (10 hrs.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: James, Nikki

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Dec 04, 2009

I have read/listened to this book twice (a rarety for me) and loved it both times. The subject matter is a bit hard to read about, but it's brilliantly written and hard to put down. One of the best books I've ever read!

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