The Divine Economy of SalvationBook - 2002
A nun is forced to confront the sins of her past after a package arrives in the mail bearing evidence of a twenty-five-year-old crime she thought she had put behind her.
Blackwell North Amer
At the center is a group of girls who call themselves The Sisterhood, from whom fourteen-year-old Angela desperately seeks comfort and approval. Saddened by her mother's declining health and her father's abandonment, Angela looks up to the group's beautiful and alluring leader, Rachel. When she is encouraged by Rachel to play a joke on another student, the rituals of The Sisterhood take a violent turn. Now, from within the safe refuge of her convent and with the unexpected help of a young pregnant girl, Angela at last faces the truth-and the boundaries of faith.
In the tradition of The Secret History and Lying Awake, The Divine Economy of Salvation is a dark, powerful, and suspenseful story that captures the innocence and cruelty of adolescence and the mysteries of adulthood.
A nun is forced to confront the sins of her past after a package arrives in the mail bearing evidence of a twenty-five-year-old crime she thought she had put behind her. A first novel.
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