Alice McDermott

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this compelling novel explores important themes such as colonialism, friendship, religion, and the meaning of ‘doing good.’”

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Alice McDermott’s first novel, A Bigamist’s Daughter, was published in 1982, when the Village Voice praised it for avoiding the fantasy that “growth is everyone’s birthright, and

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To read this novel is to feel the wonder of life anew and to become, however momentarily, a better person.”