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Our Lady of the Forest

Author: David Guterson
Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This novel is about a teenage girl, Ann Holmes, who claims to see the Virgin Mary. A sixteen-year-old runaway, Ann is an itinerant mushroom picker who lives in a tent. But on a November afternoon, in the foggy woods of North Fork, Washington, the Virgin comes to her, clear as day. Father Collins--a young priest new to North Fork--finds Ann disturbingly alluring. But it is up to him to evaluate--impartially--the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Guterson, David.
Our Lady of the Forest.
New York : A.A. Knopf, 2003
(OCoLC)606999075
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Guterson
ISBN: 0375412115 9780375412110
OCLC Number: 51223567
Description: 323 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Guterson.
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This novel is about a teenage girl, Ann Holmes, who claims to see the Virgin Mary. A sixteen-year-old runaway, Ann is an itinerant mushroom picker who lives in a tent. But on a November afternoon, in the foggy woods of North Fork, Washington, the Virgin comes to her, clear as day. Father Collins--a young priest new to North Fork--finds Ann disturbingly alluring. But it is up to him to evaluate--impartially--the veracity of Ann's sightings: Are they delusions, or a true calling to God? As word spreads and thousands, including the press, converge upon the town, Carolyn Greer, a smart-talking fellow mushroomer, becomes Ann's disciple of sorts, as well as her impromptu publicity manager. And Tom Cross, an embittered logger who has been out of work since his son was paralyzed in a terrible accident, finds in Ann's visions a last chance for redemption for both himself and his son. As Father Collins searches his own soul and Ann's, as Carolyn struggles with her less than admirable intentions, as Tom alternates between despair and hope, Our Lady of the Forest tells a suspenseful, often wryly humorous, and deeply involving story of faith at a contemporary crossroads.

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