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Songs in Ordinary Time - Mary McGarry Morris
Songs in Ordinary Time
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A powerfully absorbing novel from the acclaimed author of A Dangerous Woman and Vanished. Set in the summer of 1960--the last of quiet times and America's innocence--this story centers on Marie Fermoyle, a strong but vulnerable Irishwoman, whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her... show more
A powerfully absorbing novel from the acclaimed author of A Dangerous Woman and Vanished. Set in the summer of 1960--the last of quiet times and America's innocence--this story centers on Marie Fermoyle, a strong but vulnerable Irishwoman, whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for a dangerous con-man.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140244823 (0140244824)
ASIN: 140244824
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 740
Edition language: English
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Muriellerites
Muriellerites rated it
5.0 Review: Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris
Songs in Ordinary Time, by Mary McGarry Morris, is a novel set in the small village of Atkinson, Vermont in the early 1960’s. It’s the end of the school year when expectations are high, and people figure the summer will never end.There’s a definite struggle in the village to hang on to the complacen...
Rapid Eye Movements
Rapid Eye Movements rated it
3.0
Big baggy train wreck. Like any good train wreck, bits of the gore and debris are compelling.
Tomes and Tea Leaves
Tomes and Tea Leaves rated it
4.0
This novel tells the story of the down-and-out Fermoyle faily. Living in Vermont in the 1960s, Marie Fermoyle and her three children live in poverty and desperation, for more money, more security, and more affection. Marie Fermoyle, a hardened cynic, is so desperate for all of the above that she fal...
Char's Horror Corner
Char's Horror Corner rated it
2.0
I hated it. This book turned me off of Oprah picks forever.
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