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 1549th greatest fiction book of all time
This book is on the following lists:
- - Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (Pulitzer Prize)