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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.
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 6 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 13 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 20 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 20 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 22 months ago 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
Having come from a Catholic background as a child, this book was extremely enlightening. Worth the read, especially if you have knowledge of the Catholic faith.Published on December 20, 2012 by LeslieAnn
I laughed, I cried, I cringed, I jumped for joy...was I really conducting research for my Master's thesis? Read morePublished on December 1, 2011 by Spes