The Secret Scripture [With Headphones] (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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October 2009 Indie Next List


“This is a haunting story of memory and how seemingly small decisions can have large consequences. As 100-year-old Roseanne, a patient in a mental institution, tries to reconstruct her life, she realizes that memory is not always reliable, and that truth may not be attainable. In addition to offering readers characters with grace and writing that is mesmerizing, The Secret Scripture invites discussions about what 'truth' is and how cultural circumstances and individual choices define a life.”
— Rona Brinlee, The Book Mark, Atlantic Beach, FL

July 2008 Indie Next List


“Barry's novel of Roseanne McNulty, now in her hundredth year in an Irish mental hospital, is a haunting story of memory and how small decisions can have large consequences. The writing was such a treat that I actually got to the last page late one night and saved it until the next morning. I didn't want to read it until I was fully awake and could relish the end.”
— Rona Brinlee, The Book Mark, Atlantic Beach, FL

Description


Roseanne McNulty, a one hundred-year-old patient at a mental hospital, is secretly writing her memoirs. Meanwhile, her doctor discovers a document by a local priest that tells a very different story of Roseannes life. As doctor and patient attempt to understand each other, they uncover long-buried secrets about themselves.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781433261558
ISBN-10: 1433261553
Publisher: Findaway World
Publication Date: January 1st, 2009
Language: English