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The mermaid chair / Sue Monk Kidd.

Kidd, Sue Monk. (Author).

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  • 107 of 109 copies available at Evergreen Indiana. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Greenwood Public Library.

Current holds

1 current hold with 109 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KID (Text) 36626102388121 Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0670033944
  • ISBN: 9780670033942
  • Physical Description: xi, 335 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2005.

Content descriptions

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 Sullivan's conventional life has been "molded to the smallest space possible." So when she is called home to cope with her mother's startling and enigmatic act of violence, Jessie finds herself relieved to be apart from her husband, Hugh. Jessie loves Hugh, but on Egret Island-- amid the gorgeous marshlands and tidal creeks--she becomes drawn to Brother Thomas, a monk who is mere months from taking his final vows. What transpires will unlock the roots of her mother's tormented past, but most of all, as Jessie grapples with the tension of desire and the struggle to deny it, she will find a freedom that feels overwhelmingly right.
Subject: Married women > Fiction.
Catholic women > Fiction.
South Carolina > Fiction.
Spiritual life > Fiction.
Benedictines > Fiction.
Islands > Fiction.
Monks > Fiction.
Genre: Religious fiction.
Love stories.
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