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I wasn't sure what to expect from this book, but I really enjoyed reading it.
He weaves wonderful details of the past and presnt into one seamless storyline, making of it a book that is truly hard to put down.
Mr. Manseau is very sympathetic to his parent's belief, never judgmentmental or opinionated, almost like an outside observer.
book arrived on time and was not in as good a condition as I would have liked but it did hold together and I was able to read without more damage..... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Mary L., Bennett
Amazing account of life entering religious orders. I learned a lot from this true story. Definitely would recommend this book !Published 1 month ago by Marie
The book is a reflection of a man's life with his parents as former priest and nun. The author bears all the mark of a revolutionary catholic of the 60's and 70's except the fact... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Michael Kiessling
Like a mystery novel, the author. ( the son of the priest and the nun of the book title), weaves a compelling story, integrating the history of his family with contemporary... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Gloria L. Cordova
There are many aspects of the "post-Vatican II era" that have yet to be adequately researched. The disappearance of Catholic schools is one. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Thomas J. Burns
I fully expected a mature, spiritual book about a young man raised by two people who happen to be a former priest and sister. It could have been a great book! Read morePublished 23 months ago by V. Murray
I was introduced to Manseau by an op-ed piece he recently wrote in the NYT about his mother and father as a priest and nun who'd married and had a family on the occasion of the... Read morePublished on March 31, 2013 by Bartleby (scrivner)
This memoir by the son of a Priest and ex-Nun is fascinating, as a testament to faith as well as a painful lesson when that belief turns into abuse. Mr. Read morePublished on January 11, 2013 by esarfjames