The Resource Hail Mary Corner, Brian Payton, (ebook)

Hail Mary Corner, Brian Payton, (ebook)

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Hail Mary Corner
Title
Hail Mary Corner
Statement of responsibility
Brian Payton
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Taut, compelling, and remarkably assured, Hail Mary Corner thrusts readers into unfamiliar territory past an emotional frontier we all must cross: the uncertain ground between adolescence and adulthood. High on a cliff above a pulp-mill town on Vancouver Island, sixteen-year-old Bill MacAvoy and his friends lead cloistered lives while other boys their age run free. it may be the fall of 1982, but inside the walls of their Benedictine seminary they inhabit a medieval world steeped in ritual and discipline-a place where blackrobed monks move like shadows between doubt and faith. Isolated from the outside, Bill and his friends develop a unique and often hilarious culture. Schooled in the virtues of sacrifice and service, they instead learn to challenge, resist, and wield power over one another's lives. On the road to certain expulsion, Bill discovers two secrets: one concerns Brother Thomas, the monk who watches his every move; the other involves his best friend, Jon. In Bill's hands these secrets prove dangerous weapons. Handled carelessly, they trigger an event that threatens to haunt him for the rest of his life
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1966-
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Payton, Brian
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Seminarians
  • Monks
  • Catholic theological seminaries
  • Vancouver Island (B.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Hail Mary Corner, Brian Payton, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554885435
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11842573
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842573
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MWT11842573
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Hail Mary Corner, Brian Payton, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554885435
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11842573
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842573
System control number
MWT11842573
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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