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The long way home

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  • Running Time: 12:04 hrs
    Narrator: Ralph Cosham
    Publisher:
    Macmillan Audio, 2017
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

Details:

  • Author: Penny, Louise
    Contributor: Macmillan Audio (Firm); Cosham, Ralph
    Edition: Unabridged
    Date:
    Created
    2017
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    Copyrighted
    2014
    Summary:

    Happily retired in the village of Three Pines, Armand Gamache, former Chief Inspector of Homicide with the SUretE du QuEbec, has found a peace he'd only imagined possible. On warm summer mornings he sits on a bench holding a small book, The Balm in Gilead, in his large hands. "There is a balm in Gilead," his neighbor Clara Morrow reads from the dust jacket, "to make the wounded whole." While Gamache doesn't talk about his wounds and his balm, Clara tells him about hers. Peter, her artist husband, has failed to come home. Failed to show up as promised on the first anniversary of their separation. She wants Gamache's help to find him. Having finally found sanctuary, Gamache feels a near revulsion at the thought of leaving Three Pines. "There's power enough in Heaven," he finishes the quote as he contemplates the quiet village, "to cure a sin-sick soul." And then he gets up. And joins her. Together with his former second-in-command, Jean-Guy Beauvoir, and Myrna Landers, they journey deeper and deeper into QuEbec. And deeper and deeper into the soul of Peter Morrow. A man so desperate to recapture his fame as an artist, he would sell that soul. And may have. The journey takes them further and further from Three Pines, to the very mouth of the great St. Lawrence river. To an area so desolate, so damned, the first mariners called it The land God gave to Cain. And there they discover the terrible damage done by a sin-sick soul.

    Original Publisher: New York, [Prince Frederick, Md.], Macmillan Audio, [Distributed by] OneClick Digital
    Language(s): English
    ISBN: 9781427244307