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Sophomores : a novel

Author: Sean Desmond
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It's fall 1987 and life as normal is ending for the Malone family. With their sterile Dallas community a far cry from the Irish-American Bronx of their youth, Pat and Anne Malone have reached a breaking point. Pat, faced with a debilitating MS diagnosis, has fallen into his drinking. Anne, his devoutly Catholic wife, is selected as a juror for a highly publicized murder trial, one that raises questions - about God,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Desmond, Sean, 1973-
Sophomores :
New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, [2021]
(DLC) 2020022044
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sean Desmond
ISBN: 9780525542681 052554268X
OCLC Number: 1153028020
Notes: "From the Greek: sophos wise + mōros foolish."
Description: 374 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sean Desmond.

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"It's fall 1987 and life as normal is ending for the Malone family. With their sterile Dallas community a far cry from the Irish-American Bronx of their youth, Pat and Anne Malone have reached a breaking point. Pat, faced with a debilitating MS diagnosis, has fallen into his drinking. Anne, his devoutly Catholic wife, is selected as a juror for a highly publicized murder trial, one that raises questions - about God, and about men in power - she has buried her entire life. Together, they try to raise their only son, Daniel, a bright but unmotivated student who is shocked into actual learning by an enigmatic English teacher. For once, Dan is unable to fly under the radar, and is finally asked to consider what he might want to make of his life."--Provided by publisher.

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