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The Patron Saint of ugly, Marie Manilla

Label
The Patron Saint of ugly
Title
The Patron Saint of ugly
Statement of responsibility
Marie Manilla
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born in Sweetwater, West Virginia, with a mop of flaming red hair and a map of the world rendered in port-wine stains on every surface of her body, Garnet Ferrari is used to being an outcast. With her sharp tongue, she has always known how to defend herself against bullies and aggressors, but she finds she is less adept at fending off the pilgrims who have set up a veritable tent city outside her hilltop home, convinced that she is Saint Garnet, healer of skin ailments and maker of miracles.Her grandmother, the indelible Nonna Diamante, believes that Garnet's mystical gift can be traced back to the family's origins in the Nebrodi Mountains of Sicily, and now the Vatican has sent an emissary to Sweetwater to investigate. Garnet, wanting nothing more than to debunk this "gift" and send these desperate souls packing, reaches back into her family's tangled past and unspools for the Church a tale of love triangles on the shores of the Messina Strait; a sad, beautiful maiden's gilded-cage childhood in blueblood Virginia; and the angelic, doomed boy Garnet could not protect.Saint or not, Garnet learns that the line between reality and myth is always blurred, and that the aspects of ourselves we are most ashamed of can prove to be the source of our greatest strength, and even our salvation"--
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Provided by publisher
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Manilla, Marie
Dewey number
813/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3613.A5456
LC item number
P38 2014
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Mental healing
  • West Virginia
  • FICTION / Literary
Label
The Patron Saint of ugly, Marie Manilla
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Mariner original"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1546737
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 334 pages
Isbn
9780544146242
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013045658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1546737
  • (OCoLC)867001091
Label
The Patron Saint of ugly, Marie Manilla
Publication
Note
"Mariner original"
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1546737
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
ix, 334 pages
Isbn
9780544146242
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013045658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1546737
  • (OCoLC)867001091

Library Locations

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