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Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivans conventional life has been “molded to the smallest space possible.” So when she is called home to cope with her mothers startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Islandamid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeksshe becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library KIDD (Sue) (Text) 37814002132315 FICTION Book None 01/04/2006 Available -
Baker Halfway Branch KIDD (Sue) - Branch (Text) 37814002067008 FICTION Book None 04/20/2006 Available -
Cascade Locks Library KIDD (Text) 33892004241585 Adult Fiction Book None 04/26/2005 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande F Kidd, S (Text) 35178001007171 Adult Fiction Book None 04/15/2005 Available -
Dufur School Community Library FIC KID (Text) 37021000008009 ADULT FICTION Book None 04/29/2009 Available -
Echo Public Library HC FIC Kidd (Text) 37826000183124 Adult Fiction Book None 01/07/2015 Available -
Elgin Public Library Kidd S. M47 (Text) 37827000166481 Adult Fiction Book None 07/08/2005 Available -
Enterprise Public Library FIC Kidd, S (Text) 30001000165482 Adult Fiction Book None 11/15/2011 Available -
Grant County Library AF Kidd (Text) 37845000089990 Adult Fiction Book None 04/21/2005 Available -
Harney County Library FIC KID (Text) 37720000396770 Adult Fiction Book None 11/01/2007 Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0670033944
  • Physical Description: xi, 335 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.

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Summary, etc.:
Inside the abbey of a Benedictine monastery on tiny Egret Island, just off the coast of South Carolina, resides a beautiful and mysterious chair ornately carved with mermaids and dedicated to a saint who, legend claims, was a mermaid before her conversion. Jessie Sullivans conventional life has been “molded to the smallest space possible.” So when she is called home to cope with her mothers startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Islandamid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeksshe becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows.
Subject: Married women > Fiction.
Catholic women > Fiction.
South Carolina > Fiction.
Spiritual life > Fiction.
Benedictines > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Monks > Fiction.
Genre: Religious fiction.
Romance fiction.

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