Handling Sin

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Washington Square Press, 1993 - Fiction - 656 pages
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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  - TheBentley - LibraryThing

Among the very best books I've ever read. Genuinely funny and genuinely touching, with plenty of depth but very little pretension. I simply can't oversell it. Read full review

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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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