Fall On Your Knees

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (10.20 hours)
Product Number: Z100015975
Released: Sep 22, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781598873528
Narrator/s: Cassandra Campbell
Publisher: HighBridge Company
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Description

The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths. At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives-even destroy them. Set on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of four unforgettable sisters. Theirs is a world filled with driving ambition, inescapable family bonds, and forbidden love. Compellingly written, by turns menacingly dark and hilariously funny, this is an epic tale of five generations of sin, guilt, and redemption.

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Author(s): Ann-Marie Macdonald
Awards:1996-Fiction-Shortlist-The Nova Scotia Giller Prize

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eAudio
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Author(s): Ann-Marie Macdonald
Narrator(s): Cassandra Campbell
Product Number Z100103882
Released: Apr 12, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Highbridge Company
ISBN: #9781681682198
eBook
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Author(s): Ann-Marie Macdonald
Product Number EB00732217
Released: Aug 20, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: #9780307366320
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Author(s): Ann-Marie Macdonald
Product Number EB00574721
Released: Sep 25, 2014
Business Term: 1 Year
Publisher: Free Press
ISBN: #9781451641653

Professional reviews

"Ann-Marie MacDonald's family saga, set on Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island and published in 1996, is enjoying a deserved renaissance since being stamped with the Oprah symbol. It's an unforgettable novel that deserves more than one reading, and this recording is an enjoyable way to revisit it. But the abridgment, while fine as these things go, cuts out so much of the novel's intricacy that it won't do for a reader's first foray into MacDonald's world. Nikki James has to contend with sprinklings of Gaelic and Lebanese, but other than a few cloying voices (always children or men) and her inability to correctly pronounce blancmange, she's comfortable with the text. It's just too bad there isn't more of it. D.B. (c) AudioFile 2002, Portland, Maine"

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