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The mermaid chair

Auteur : Sue Monk Kidd
Éditeur: New York : Viking, 2005.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme: Religious fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Religious fiction. Love stories
Format – détails additionnels: Online version:
Kidd, Sue Monk.
Mermaid chair.
New York : Viking, 2005
(OCoLC)607254624
Type d’ouvrage: Fiction, Ressource Internet
Type de document: Livre, Ressource Internet
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Sue Monk Kidd
ISBN: 0670033944 9780670033942 0143036696 9780143036692
Numéro OCLC: 57068819
Description: xi, 335 pages ; 22 cm
Contenu: "Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been 'molded to the smallest space possible.' So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Island--
amid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeks--she becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows. What transpires will unlock the roots of her mother's tormented past, but most of all, as Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, she will find a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right"--Publisher's description.
Responsabilité: Sue Monk Kidd.
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Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Island-- amid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeks--she becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows. What transpires will unlock the roots of her mother's tormented past, but most of all, as Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, she will find a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right.

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Feminine Spirit Crisis

de MegIrish (Utilisateur de WorldCat. Publication 2006-09-26) Excellent Permalien
Kidd’s second novel is a journey of emotional, artistic, and spiritual self-inquiry. Middle-aged Jessie Sullivan must return to her childhood home due to the self-mutilation her mother Nelle, created by cutting off her finger. The early morning disorientation of the phone call from her mother’s best...
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