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The edge of sadness

by Edwin O"Connor

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Loyola Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Boston (Mass.)
    • Subjects:
    • Clergy -- Fiction.,
    • Catholics -- Fiction.,
    • Alcoholics -- Fiction.,
    • Irish Americans -- Fiction.,
    • Belief and doubt -- Fiction.,
    • Boston (Mass.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEdwin O"Connor.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesLoyola classics series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3565.C55 E34 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3397906M
      ISBN 100829421238
      LC Control Number2005011070
      OCLC/WorldCa59402110

        While the priest in THE EDGE OF SADNESS may be worthy of the warmth and love given to his movie counterparts, he's hardly perfect. The novel tells the story of an alcoholic priest named Hugh Kennedy beginning again in ministry in an older, run down parish.5/5(5). Genre/Form: Psychological fiction Christian fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Connor, Edwin. Edge of sadness. Franklin Center, Pa.

        The Edge of Sadness is the most stunningly well-written book I have read in a long time. I needed to read “a novel that won the Pulitzer prize” for the #VTReadingChallenge, and the title of this one intrigued me.I briefly glanced at a synopsis and discovered that The Edge of Sadness is about an alcoholic priest. I was a little concerned that the book might be too depressing or creepy (for. “The Edge of Sadness” by Edwin O’Connor is a fictional tale of Father Hugh Kennedy, a middle-aged pastor navigating his way in a parish strikingly similar to /5(57).

      The edge of sadness by O'Connor, Edwin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Edwin O'Connor (J – Ma ) was an American journalist, novelist, and radio commentator. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in for his novel The Edge of Sadness (). His ancestry was Irish, and his novels concerned the Irish-American experience and often dealt with the lives of politicians and : J , Providence, Rhode Island, USA.


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Dominic’s of “Going My Way.”Cited by: 4. Edwin O'Connor's book, The Edge of Sadness won the Pulitzer prize in The story is about a man of the clergy, Hugh Kennedy, and his journey to find his place in the church and how relationships when he was a boy affect his journey/5.

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About the Author Edwin O’Connor (–) is best known for The Last Hurrah (), an acclaimed novel of Boston politics, but many critics regard The Edge of Sadness () as his finest work. The Edge of Sadness was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in /5(5). - Winner of the Atlantic Prize. The Edge Of Sadness is a buoyant and deeply moving story of a middle-aged priest, and the several worlds in which he finds himself - the exuberant, turbulent, bubbling Irish-American world in which he was born and raised, and the far different, somber, silent, shabby world to which his life has taken him.3/5(2).

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The Edge of Sadness is ultimately the story of spiritual aridity and loneliness giving way to grace and of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction."A realistic Christian novel of. The Edge of Sadness Quotes Showing of 5 “And while he spoke of my mother often and fondly to me, he always did so incompletely, in a strangely peripheral way, so that I grew up with a picture of her that was really little more than an outline.

Was this unfair, an injustice to me. It must seem so, and I suppose in a way it : Edwin O'Connor. The Wild Edge of Sorrow invites us into the very heart of sorrow, profound healing, and a deepened communion with each other and Earth.” —Bill Plotkin, author of Wild Mind: A Field Guide to the Human Psyche and Soulcraft: Crossing into the Mysteries of Nature and Psyche "This book is a work of beauty: beauty in its language, /5().

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There is something of Skeffington, but in Charlie that essential humanity has been whittled away- until only the bare bones of self interest and ruthlessness are left. And where Skeffington made- and kept- his friends, despite politics, Charlie's ""edge of sadness""-unsuspected until the end- lay in his knowledge that he had forfeited friendship.

Edwin O'Connor's novel, THE EDGE OF SADNESS, won the Pulitzer Prize inthe year I graduated from high school and entered the army, so I guess it's no wonder I missed it at the time.

O'Connor's opus was published inwhich was, I believe, the last year that the Mass was still in Latin/5(6). Edwin O’Connor (–) is best known for The Last Hurrah (), an acclaimed novel of Boston politics, but many critics regard The Edge of Sadness () as his finest work.

The Edge of Sadness was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in From the Back Cover A realistic Christian novel of hope in a non-Christian age.”—/5(87). Edwin O’Connor’s Pulitzer-winning novel, The Edge of Sadness, tackles this loneliness, and in a remarkable way.

The Edge of Sadness is the story of Father Hugh Kennedy, a listless, loveless, hopeless priest who pastors a fledgling church called Old Saint Paul’s and happens to be a recovering alcoholic. Genre/Form: Christian fiction Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Connor, Edwin.

Edge of sadness. New York: Bantam Books, (OCoLC)Edwin O'Connor was an American journalist, novelist, and radio commentator who won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in for his novel The Edge of Sadness ().

His ancestry was Irish, and his novels concerned the Irish-American experience and often dealt with the lives of politicians and priests/5.Picture of the first edition dust jacket for The Edge of Sadness. This is the back corner of the first edition. It has Little Brown publisher's blindstamp, but lacks a book club blind stamp.

Note: The depression at the top of the Little Brown logo is Neptune's Trident - not a book club blind stamp.