The Good Priest's Son
By (author) Reynolds Price
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Good Priest's Son by Reynolds Price
Book DescriptionFlying home to New York after a much needed getaway abroad, private art conservator Mabry Kincaid learns that his downtown loft has been devastated by the World Trade Center attacks. Unable to resume his normal life, he flies south to North Carolina to visit his aged father, a widowed Episcopal priest who is cared for by live-in nurse Audrey Thornton and her grown son, Marcus. During his stay -- with help from his cantankerous father, Audrey, Marcus, and an alluring old flame named Gwyn -- Mabry is compelled to explore his tormented relationship with his father and a world he fondly remembers but has long since abandoned. Back in New York a week later, Mabry faces his old life, which lies in ruins before his eyes. There, he must once again confront change and uncertainty -- and a daunting disease that may prove fatal. In an elegantly crafted and profoundly moving novel, Reynolds Price follows one man's wrenching journey to come to terms with two familiar worlds that have been radically altered.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780743254014
Paperback / softback
(203mm x 138mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Scribner Book Company
Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publish Date: 28-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Reynolds Price
Sally Mann: Immediate Family, Paperback (August 2015)
With sublime dignity, acute wit, and feral grace, this book explores the eternal struggle between the childs simultaneous dependence and quest for autonomy the holding on and the breaking away.
Immediate Family, Paperback (September 2013)
With sublime dignity, acute wit, and feral grace, this title includes author's pictures that explore the eternal struggle between the childs simultaneous dependence and quest for autonomythe holding on and the breaking away.
Clear Pictures, Paperback / softback (May 2009)View all books by Reynolds Price
While recalling a childhood spent in the North Carolina countryside--the same landscape that has served as the setting for most of his many beloved novels--Reynolds Price shares powerful stories of the friends and family who helped shape his life into the man, and the writer, he is today.
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