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- ISBN: 9781616204945 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: New York : Algonquin Books, 2015.
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"An uplifting miracle of a book." —Will Allison, author of Long Drive Home "A winning debut . . . Lively, pitch-perfect and assured . . . Roe's story feels just right for our desperate and despairing time, when a miracle—any miracle—will do." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review The crowds keep coming. More and more every day, drawn by rumor and whisper and desperate wish. They come to Shaker Street to see eight-year-old Anabelle Vincent, who lies in a coma-like state—unable to move or speak. They come because a visitor experienced what seemed like a miracle and believed it happened because of Anabelle. Word spreads. There are more visitors, more supposed miracles, more stories on TV and the Internet. But is this the divine at work or something else? Set against the backdrop of the approaching millennium—with all its buzz about reckoning and doom—this impressive debut novel is told through the eyes of...
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