Mariette in Ecstasy

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Harper Collins, Oct 27, 2009 - Fiction - 192 pages
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The highly acclaimed and provocatively rendered story of a young postulant's claim to divine possession and religious ecstasy.


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User Review  - cfox05 - Borders

Mariette in Ecstasy by Ron Hanson is one of the most beautifully written novels that I have ever read. I found myself combing through each paragraph to take in every word. Hanson’s novel is haunting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Caitlin - Goodreads

It says on the cover it's a cliffhanger ending. It doesn't disappoint. Hansen carefully crafts several characters to have opposing opinions. He never says one way or the other if Mariette is for real ... Read full review

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Ron Hansen is the bestselling author of the novel Atticus (a finalist for the National Book Award), Hitler's Niece, Mariette in Ecstasy, Desperadoes, and Isn't It Romantic?, as well as a collection of short stories, a collection of essays, and a book for children. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. Ron Hansen lives in northern California, where he teaches at Santa Clara University.

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