Read Online Songs in Ordinary Time Book by Mary McGarry Morris

Read Online Songs in Ordinary Time Book by Mary McGarry Morris

Songs in Ordinary Time

Songs in Ordinary Time is set in the summer of 1960 the last of quiet times and America s innocence It centers on Marie Fermoyle, a strong but vulnerable woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for the dangerous con man Omar Duvall Marie s children are Alice, seventeen involved with a troubled young priest Norm, sixteen hotheaded an Songs in Ordinary Time is set in the summer of 1960 the last of quiet times and America s innocence It centers on Marie Fermoyle, a strong but vulnerable woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for the dangerous con man Omar Duvall Marie s children are Alice, seventeen involved with a troubled young priest Norm, sixteen hotheaded and idealistic and Benjy, twelve isolated and misunderstood, and so desperate for his mother s happiness that he hides the deadly truth only he knows about Duvall Among a fascinating cast of characters we meet the children s alcoholic father, Sam Fermoyle, now living with his senile mother and embittered sister Sam s meek brother in law, who makes anonymous love calls from the bathroom of his ailing appliance store and the Klubock family, who in complete contrast to the Fermoyles live an orderly life in the perfect house next door.An Oprah Winfrey Book Club pick

Title : Songs in Ordinary Time
Author :  Mary McGarry Morris
Language : English
Isbn : 0140244824
Format : Paperback
Pages : 740 pages

Rating: 4.2

Reviewer: 7065 Reviews