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The Girl Who Slept with God free pdf Fine, carefully wrought .. . reading this novel [is] a heartening experience. " The New York Times Book Review" Brelinski s page-turning debut is full of humor, insight, and imaginative sympathy. Think of it as the annunciation of a new talent. """ "The Wall Street Journal"" A revelation. " Vanity Fair" [Brelinski] had readers hooked from page 1. " Elle" For Fans of Celeste Ng s"Everything I Never Told You"and Meg Wolitzer s"The Interestings," an entrancing literary debut about religion, science, secrets, and the power and burden of family from recent Wallace Stegner Fellow Val Brelinski Set in Arco, Idaho, in 1970, Val Brelinski s powerfully affecting first novel tells the story of three sisters: young Frances, gregarious and strong-willed Jory, and moral-minded Grace. Their father, Oren, is a respected member of the community and science professor at the local college. Yet their mother s depression and Grace s religious fervor threaten the seemingly perfect family, whose world is upended when Grace returns from a missionary trip to Mexico and discovers she s pregnant with she believes the child of God. Distraught, Oren sends Jory and Grace to an isolated home at the edge of the town. There, they prepare for the much-awaited arrival of the baby while building a makeshift family that includes an elderly eccentric neighbor and a tattooed social outcast who drives an ice cream truck. "The Girl Who Slept with God "is a literary achievement about a family s desperate need for truth, love, purity, and redemption."

About Val Brelinski

Val Brelinski was born and raised in Nampa, Idaho, the daughter of devout evangelical Christians. She was a recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford, where she was also a Jones Lecturer in fiction writing. She received an MFA from the University of Virginia, and her writing has been published in "VQR "and "The Rumpus." She lives in Northern California.

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Author : Val Brelinski
Publisher : Viking
Data Published : 04 August 2015
ISBN : 0525427422
EAN : 9780525427421
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 384 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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