The Edge of Sadness by Edwin O'Connor

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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.

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The 1549th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)

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