- ISBN: 9780062023711 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0062023713 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (347 pages)
- Edition: 1st Harper pbk. ed.
- Publisher: New York : Harper, 2010.
|Summary, etc.:|| "As the new millennium approaches, the eccentric town of Thebes grows even stranger. Clocked by a Catholic statuette, Mrs. Leontina Scales begins speaking in tongues. Her daughter, Tabitha Scales, and her sons scheme to save their mother or surrender her to Jesus--whatever comes first. Meanwhile, choir director Jeremy Carr, caught between lust and ambition, fumbles his way toward Y2K. Only a modern master like Gregory Maguire can spin a tale this frantic, funny, and farcical. The ancient Sisters of the Sorrowful Mysteries join with a gay singing group. The Radical Radiants battle the Catholics. A Christmas pageant goes horribly awry. And a child is born. THE NEXT QUEEN OF HEAVEN is Maguire's most imaginative story yet"-- Provided by publisher.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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