The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1962, this haunting novel shattered reigning cultural stereotypes of priests and parish life when it was first published. Father Hugh Kennedy is a recovering alcoholic, commited to his vocation yet struggling with the demands of it.

The 2131st greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)

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The Edge of Sadness Hardcover 1867124 $249.99 $0.01
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The Last Hurrah/the Edge of Sadness Hardcover 4409690 $2.20 1965
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The Edge of Sadness (Loyola Classics) Kindle Edition 398067 $11.49 2005
The Edge Of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor (author of The Last Hurrah) Hardcover 1233598 $1.25
Ring of Bright Water/The Judas Tree/The Edge of Sadness/A Fall of Moondust/A Christmas Carol/Summer of Pride (Reader's Digest Condensed Books, Volume 4: 1961) Hardcover 3682073 $11.00 $0.55 1961
The Edges of Sadness Hardcover 6666937 $15.99 1961
The Edge of Sadness (Loyola Classics) Paperback 618326 $64.45 $7.22 2005