The Blessings - Free Preview (The First Three Chapters)

The Blessings Free Preview The First Three Chapters When John Blessing dies and leaves behind two small children the loss reverberates across his extended family for years to come His young widow Lauren finds solace in her large clan of in laws whi

  • Title: The Blessings - Free Preview (The First Three Chapters)
  • Author: Elise Juska
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  • Page: 247
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • When John Blessing dies and leaves behind two small children, the loss reverberates across his extended family for years to come His young widow, Lauren, finds solace in her large clan of in laws, while his brother s wife Kate pursues motherhood even at the expense of her marriage John s teenage nephew Stephen finds himself involved in an act of petty theft that takes aWhen John Blessing dies and leaves behind two small children, the loss reverberates across his extended family for years to come His young widow, Lauren, finds solace in her large clan of in laws, while his brother s wife Kate pursues motherhood even at the expense of her marriage John s teenage nephew Stephen finds himself involved in an act of petty theft that takes a surprising turn, and nephew Alex, a gifted student, travels to Spain and considers the world beyond his family s Northeast Philadelphia neighborhood Through departures and arrivals, weddings and reunions, THE BLESSINGS reveals the interior worlds of the members of a close knit Irish Catholic family and the rituals that unite them.

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    1. Elise Juska

      Elise Juska s novel The Blessings was released by Grand Central Publishing in Spring 2014 The book was selected for Barnes Noble s Discover Great New Writers series, featured on Entertainment Weekly s Must List, and named one of the Philadelphia Inquirer s Best Books of 2014 The paperback was released in late May 2015.Juska s short fiction has appeared in Ploughshares, The Gettysburg Review, The Missouri Review, Good Housekeeping, The Hudson Review and elsewhere She is the recipient of the Alice Hoffman Prize for Fiction from Ploughshares and her work has been cited as distinguished by The Best American Short Stories.She spends her summers in Maine and the rest of the year in Philadelphia, where she directs the undergraduate Creative Writing Program at the University of the Arts She lives with her husband and baby boy.

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