Exiles: A Novel ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ron Hansen

Exiles: A Novel

eBookMall Preferred Publisher
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: March 2010
ISBN: 9781429941433
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)

Buy ePub

List price:
$9.99
Our price:
$7.99

You save: $2.00 (20%)
GET THIS EBOOK
FOR FREE!
Join our Facebook sweepstake, share and
get 10 likes. Winners
get notified in 24H!
With Exiles, Ron Hansen tells the story of a notorious shipwreck that prompted Gerard Manley Hopkins to break years of “elected silence” with an outpouring of dazzling poetry. In December 1875 the steamship Deutschland left Bremen, bound for England and then America. On board were five young nuns who, exiled by Bismarck’s laws against Catholic religious orders, were going to begin their lives anew in Missouri. Early one morning, the ship ran aground in the Thames and more than sixty lives were lost—including those of the five nuns. Hopkins was a Jesuit seminarian in Wales, and he was so moved by the news of the shipwreck that he wrote a grand poem about it, his first serious work since abandoning a literary career at Oxford to become a priest. He too would die young, an exile from the literary world. But as Hansen’s gorgeously written account of Hopkins’s life makes clear, he fulfilled his calling. Combining a thrilling tragedy at sea with the seeming shipwreck of Hopkins’s own life, Exiles joins Hansen’s Mariette in Ecstasy (called “an astonishingly deft and provocative novel” by The New York Times) as a novel that dramatizes the passionate inner search of religious life and makes it accessible to us in the way that only great art can.
Please sign in to review this product.
Devices:
Exiles ePub (Adobe DRM) can be read on any device that can open ePub (Adobe DRM) files.

File Size:
207 Kb
Language:
ENG
Copy From Text:
Disabled.
Printing:
Disabled.
Other books by Ron Hansen
Isn't It Romantic? ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ron Hansen
Isn't It Romantic?
Ron Hansen
Harper, October 2014
ISBN: 9780060517670
Format: ePub
Our price: $7.99
She Loves Me Not: New and Selected Stories ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ron Hansen
She Loves Me Not: New and Selected Stories
Ron Hansen
Scribner, November 2012
ISBN: 9781451617580
Format: ePub
Our price: $16.99
Can You Drink the Cup? ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ron Hansen
Can You Drink the Cup?
Ron Hansen & Henri J. M. Nouwen
Ave Maria Press, October 2012
ISBN: 9781594710995
Format: ePub
List Price: $12.95 Our price: $9.99
Desperadoes ePub (Adobe DRM) download by Ron Hansen
Desperadoes
Ron Hansen
Souvenir Press, April 2012
ISBN: 9780285624474
Format: ePub
List Price: $13.11 Our price: $9.99
Recently Viewed Products