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Crimes of the father : a novel / Thomas Keneally.

Keneally, Thomas (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Ansonia Public Library FIC KENEALLY, THOMAS (Text to phone) 34045120749572 Adult Fiction Available -
Black Rock Branch - Bridgeport FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34000081252686 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34029139720535 Adult Fiction Available -
Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34000081252694 Adult Fiction Available -
C.H. Booth Library - Newtown FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34014140329534 Adult Fiction Available -
Chester Public Library KEN (Text to phone) 33210000393013 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC KEN (Text to phone) 34047138791232 Adult Fiction Available -
East Side Branch - Bridgeport FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34000081252710 Adult Fiction Available -
Easton Public Library FIC KENEALLY, THOMAS (Text to phone) 37777123566184 Adult Fiction Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe FIC KENEALLY,T (Text to phone) 34026139797232 Adult Fiction Available -
Hotchkiss Library - Sharon Fic Ken (Text to phone) 33660137558062 Adult Fiction Available -
Jonathan Trumbull Library - Lebanon FIC KEN (Text to phone) 33430139853360 Adult Fiction Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield FICTION KENEALLY (Text to phone) 32518138279990 Adult Fiction Available -
Killingly Library F Ken (Text to phone) 34040141216438 Adult Fiction Available -
Killingworth Library Association FIC KEN (Text to phone) 33420145123601 Adult Fiction Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding FIC Ken (Text to phone) 33620138816612 Adult Fiction Available -
Milford Public Library KENEALLY Thomas (Text to phone) 34013140792170 Adult Fiction Available -
Norfolk Library FIC KEN (Text to phone) 36058010250070 Adult Fiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34000081252702 Adult Fiction Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Huntington Branch FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34025138867087 Adult Fiction Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton FIC KEN (Text to phone) 34025138868291 Adult Fiction Available -
Ridgefield Library FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34010140887943 Adult Fiction Available -
Rowayton Library F KEN (Text to phone) 33625122811941 Adult Fiction Available -
Seymour Public Library F KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34043140574864 Adult Fiction Available -
Silas Bronson Library - Waterbury FIC KENEALLY, T (Text to phone) 34005100463800 Adult Fiction Available -
Southbury Public Library KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34019140676149 Adult Fiction Available -
Stafford Library FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34061138969722 Adult Fiction Available -
Weston Public Library KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34053141556406 Adult Fiction Available -
Wolcott Public Library FIC KENEALLY, T. CR (Text to phone) 34031141395686 Adult Fiction Available -
Woodbury Public Library FIC KENEALLY (Text to phone) 34018141412546 Adult Fiction Available -

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Summary, etc.: From one of our greatest living writers, a bold and timely novel about sin cloaked in sacrament, shame that enforces silence, and the courage of one priest who dares to speak truth to power. Sent away from his native Australia to Canada due to his radical preaching against the Vietnam War, apartheid, and other hot button issues, Father Frank Docherty made for himself a satisfying career as a psychologist and monk. When he returns to Australia to lecture on the future of celibacy and the Catholic Church, he is unwittingly pulled into the lives of two people, a young man, via his suicide note, and an ex-nun, both of whom claim to have been sexually abused by a prominent monsignor. As a member of the commission investigating sex abuse within the Church, and as a man of character and conscience, Docherty decides he must confront each party involved and try to bring the matter to the attention of both the Church and the secular authorities. What follows will shake him to the core and call into question many of his own choices. This riveting, profoundly thoughtful novel is "the work of a richly experienced and compassionate writer [with] an understanding of a deeply wounded culture" (Sydney Morning Herald). It is an exploration of what it is to be a person of faith in the modern world, and of the courage it takes to face the truth about an institution you love.
Subject: Catholic Church Corrupt practices Fiction
Sydney (N.S.W.) Fiction
Sex crimes Fiction
Scandals Fiction
Clergy Fiction
Clergy Fiction
Genre: Psychological fiction.
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