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The testament of Mary

Author: Colm Tóibín
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A provocative imagining of the later years of the mother of Jesus finds her living a solitary existence in Ephesus years after her son's crucifixion and struggling with guilt, anger, and feelings that her son is not the son of God and that His sacrifice was not for a worthy cause.
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Genre/Form: Religious fiction
Biographical fiction
Christian fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Named Person: Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint; Jesus Christ; Mary, Blessed Virgin Saint.; Jesus Christ.; Maria
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colm Tóibín
ISBN: 9781451688382 1451688385 9781451692389 1451692382 9781451690750 1451690754 9781442354944 1442354941
OCLC Number: 779266372
Awards: Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction, 2013
Description: 81 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Colm Tóibín.

Abstract:

A provocative imagining of the later years of the mother of Jesus finds her living a solitary existence in Ephesus years after her son's crucifixion and struggling with guilt, anger, and feelings that her son is not the son of God and that His sacrifice was not for a worthy cause.
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