The First Day

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Product Number: Z100107258
Released: Oct 24, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781538450413
Narrator/s: Mr. Gerard Doyle
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Set in Ireland and New York, a debut novel about an affair and its explosive consequences-the sins of the father visited on the son in unexpected and irreversible waysOutside an east Belfast mission hall, pastor and family man Samuel Orr meets Anna, a young Beckett scholar. They embark on an intense, passionate affair, their connection fueled by their respective love of Christ and Beckett. When Anna becomes pregnant, the affair is revealed. The repercussions are slow to emerge but inescapable, and the fallout when it finally comes is shocking, cruel, and violent. Over thirty years later, Sam, their son, is in New York, living a steady, guarded life, his childhood and family safely abandoned. But the sins of the fathers are visited often on their children, and the past crashes into his life as violently as in his youth. He is forced to confront the fears he has kept close all these years.The First Day is the story of an affair and its consequences on family and on faith. It is an intense, questioning novel of the search to understand our origins and to free ourselves from the burdens of our early years.

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Author(s): Phil Harrison
Original Publish Date: Oct 24, 2017

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Author(s): Phil Harrison
Product Number EB00694544
Released: Oct 24, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781328849670

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