The All of It

The All of It

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by Jeannette Haien
     
 

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While fishing in an Irish salmonstream one rainy morning,Father Declan de Loughryponders the recent deathbed confessionof his parishioner Kevin Dennehy.It seems Dennehy and his wife, Enda,had been quietly living a lie for fiftyyears. Yet the gravity of their deceptiondoesn’t become clear to the good fatheruntil Enda shares the full tale of her

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While fishing in an Irish salmonstream one rainy morning,Father Declan de Loughryponders the recent deathbed confessionof his parishioner Kevin Dennehy.It seems Dennehy and his wife, Enda,had been quietly living a lie for fiftyyears. Yet the gravity of their deceptiondoesn’t become clear to the good fatheruntil Enda shares the full tale of her suffering,finally confiding “the all of it.”

Jeannette Haien’s exquisite, awardwinningfirst novel is a deceptively simplestory that resonates with the powerof a modern-day myth—an unforgettablenarrative of transgression, empathy,and, ultimately, absolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062090096
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
06/07/2011
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
262,734
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Jeannette Haien is the author of the acclaimed novel The All of It , winner of the Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. In addition to her career as a writer, Jeannette Haien is well known as a concert pianist and teacher. She and her husband, a lawyer, live in New York City and Connemara, Ireland.

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All of It 3.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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C. GABORDI More than 1 year ago
Expertly drawn characters -- tough, vulnerable, and believable -- whose stories exemplify James's claim that the only truth is the whole truth. Beautifully written. A keeper.
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dinerlee More than 1 year ago
This book is simply lovely.
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dont waste your time