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The Girl Who Slept with God

The Girl Who Slept with God

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[Brelinski] had readers hooked from page 1. " Elle" "The Girl Who Slept with God"is full of passion and compassion. It treats its characters as people in a way few novels can" "allowing each of them to be fascinating, full-hearted, noble, confused, brave, fumbling, petty, right and wrong by turns, in a way that feels like life. " "Chad Harbach, author of "The Art of Fielding" Two young sisters one devout and undeniably pregnant, the other full of the devil left by their God-fearing parents in a remote farmhouse . . . what could possibly go wrong? . . ."The Girl Who Slept with God"answers that question and others with daring and grace. " More Magazine "For Fans of Celeste Ng s"Everything I Never Told You"and Meg Wolitzer s"The Interestings," an entrancing literary debut about religion, science, secrets, and the power and burden of family from recent Wallace Stegner Fellow Val Brelinski Set in Arco, Idaho, in 1970, Val Brelinski s powerfully affecting first novel tells the story of three sisters: young Frances, gregarious and strong-willed Jory, and moral-minded Grace. Their father, Oren, is a respected member of the community and science professor at the local college. Yet their mother s depression and Grace s religious fervor threaten the seemingly perfect family, whose world is upended when Grace returns from a missionary trip to Mexico and discovers she s pregnant with she believes the child of God. Distraught, Oren sends Jory and Grace to an isolated home at the edge of the town. There, they prepare for the much-awaited arrival of the baby while building a makeshift family that includes an elderly eccentric neighbor and a tattooed social outcast who drives an ice cream truck. "The Girl Who Slept with God "is a literary achievement about a family s desperate need for truth, love, purity, and redemption."

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Hardback Editions

December 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: The Girl Who Slept With God (Thorndike Press Large Print Core Series)
Author(s): Val Brelinski
ISBN: 1-4104-8497-1 / 978-1-4104-8497-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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August 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: The Girl Who Slept with God: A Novel
Author(s): Val Brelinski
ISBN: 0-525-42742-2 / 978-0-525-42742-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: The Girl Who Slept with God
Author(s): Val Brelinski
ISBN: 0-14-310943-X / 978-0-14-310943-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Books
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Audio Editions

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Girl Who Slept with God: A Novel
Author(s): Val Brelinski
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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Kindle Editions

August 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Girl Who Slept with God: A Novel
Author(s): Val Brelinski
Publisher: Viking
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