There your Heart Lies

There your Heart Lies

Book - 2017
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Sharing her Rhode Island cottage with a granddaughter who has not yet discovered her life's purpose, ailing nonagenarian Marian reflects on how as a young woman she cut herself off from her wealthy, conservative Irish Catholic family to volunteer in the Spanish Civil War.
Publisher: New York :, Pantheon Books, a division of Penguin Random House LLC,, [2017]
Edition: First Edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780307907943
Branch Call Number: FIC Gord
Characteristics: 320 pages ; 22 cm


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Jul 30, 2017

Mary Gordon shows that it takes a practicing Catholic to look unflinchingly at the Church's whole-hearted complicity in the depravity and terror of Franco's fascist rule. It is a heartbreaking story set the Spanish civil war and in the present with 90 year old Marian recollection of that time.

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