Kerrigan Kate The Miracle of Grace

ISBN 13: 9780230014763

The Miracle of Grace

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9780230014763: The Miracle of Grace

Grace's mother Eileen is a great list maker, so when Grace walks into Eileen's kitchen to drop off a postal package and sees her garish 'To Do' pad on the counter, she thinks nothing of it, until she sneaks a look. There, at No 8, ranked in importance well below bread, telephone bill and bins is 'Tell G I have ovarian cancer, probably terminal'. Grace goes into shock, primarily at the thought that her mother is dying, but also at the fact that her mother simply couldn't tell her to her face. Is their relationship really so bad?

Eileen has been brought up in rural Ireland in the 1950s, in thrall to the rules of her community - church first, then husband, then children. So she's had little time for herself and even now finds it impossible to put her own problems and desires to the fore. It is only when Grace confronts her, that she is able to go back over her past, to her own childhood, her early marriage, and the birth of her cherished only daughter to find memories of happiness and unbearable tragedy that have coloured her life forever.

The Miracle of Grace is a poignant, but ultimately uplifting, novel that reveals a unique relationship between a mother and her daughter, and tells of a woman whose life has been restricted by the mores of duty, honour, and religion but who yearns for love.

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'...weepy about the unique relationship between a mother and daughter. Make sure you have a hankie tucked into your bikini!'
-- Bella Magazine

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A startling novel of motherhood, love and death from the author of Recipes for a Perfect Marriage

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Editorial: Young Picador (2007)
ISBN 10: 0230014763 ISBN 13: 9780230014763
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Descripción Young Picador, 2007. Paperback. Estado de conservación: Good. Slight creases to corners of covers Slight reading creases to spine This is a straightforward secondhand paperback copy, in good readable condition, No significant flaws We sell high quality books at reasonable prices, shipped regularly from the UK. We are part of the Petersfield Bookshop who are members of the ABA, ILAB and PBFA. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0000031126

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