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This is why I came : a novel / Mary Rakow.

This is why I came : a novel

Rakow, Mary, author. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781619025752
  • Physical Description: 192 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Counterpoint Press, [2015]

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A woman sits in prayerful meditation, waiting to offer her first confession in more than thirty years. She holds a small book on her lap, one that she's made, and tells herself again the Bible stories it contains, the ones she has written anew, for herself, each story told aslant, from Jonah to Jesus, Moses to Mary Magdalen. Woven together and stitched by hand, they provide a new version, virtually a new translation, of the heart of this ancient and sacred text. Rakow's Bernadette traces, through each brief and familiar story, a line where belief and disbelief touch, the line that has been her home, ragged and neglected, that hidden seam.
Subject: Women authors > Fiction.

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