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The first day : a novel

Author: Phil Harrison, (Novelist)
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First U.S. editionView all editions and formats
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"Outside an East Belfast mission hall, pastor and family man Samuel Orr meets Anna, a young Beckett scholar. They embark on an intense, passionate affair, their connection both intellectual and erotic. When Anna becomes pregnant, the affair is revealed. The repercussions are slow to emerge but inescapable, and the fallout, when it finally comes, is shocking. More than thirty years later, Sam, their son, is in New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Phil Harrison, (Novelist)
ISBN: 132884966X 9781328849663
OCLC Number: 971956187
Notes: Subtitle from dust jacket.
Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Phil Harrison.

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"Outside an East Belfast mission hall, pastor and family man Samuel Orr meets Anna, a young Beckett scholar. They embark on an intense, passionate affair, their connection both intellectual and erotic. When Anna becomes pregnant, the affair is revealed. The repercussions are slow to emerge but inescapable, and the fallout, when it finally comes, is shocking. More than thirty years later, Sam, their son, is in New York, living a steady, guarded life, his childhood and family safely abandoned. But when the past once more crashes into his life, he is forced to confront the fears he has kept close all these years."--

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