|Alice McDermott. church will collapse,” he said, “if a Protestant plays.” Or if, for |
that matter (he thought), a girl six months pregnant walks down the aisle in a
white dress to marry a boy with a priest, instead of a shotgun, at his back. “We
built her ...
|The New York Times Bestselling Author of After This and Charming Billy Elizabeth Connelly, editor at a New York vanity press, sells the dream of publication (admittedly, to writers of questionable talent).|
|A tender, sad and funny book from the author of the National Book Award-nominated That Night and Charming Billy|
|Alice McDermott tells the story of Billy Lynch within the complex matrix of a tightly knit Irish American community, in a voice that is resonant and full of deep feeling.|