Handling Sin

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Washington Square Press, 1993 - Fiction - 656 pages
12 Reviews
Defrocked priest Raleigh Whittier Hayes runs off to New Orleans to save his three-hundred-pound neighbor from the law and is rescued by renegade nuns, confronts the Marines, delivers a child, and has a confrontation with the KKK. Reprint.

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User Review  - trishpaw - LibraryThing

This novel is so funny! Through a series of subtle misunderstandings, the straight-laced protaganist find himself travelling across the country in search of his father, who has escaped the nursing home with his care-giver, and is leaving clues to be followed. Read full review

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User Review  - Bellettres - LibraryThing

My very favorite novel! I love Raleigh, understand his exasperation with Mingo, and enjoyed every moment of their heroic journey from North Carolina to News Orleans. There are many "favorite" episodes ... Read full review

Contents

In Which the Hero Is Introduced
5
Which Treats of the Strange Message
18
Of a Misunderstanding Between Our Hero
36
Copyright

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