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3 edition of Mary McGreevy found in the catalog.

Mary McGreevy

by Walter Keady

  • 8 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by MacMurray & Beck in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Catholics,
  • Ex-nuns,
  • Clergy,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    A nun in 1950s Ireland abandons the veil to run a farm inherited from her father. Sister Mary Thomas is good looking and flirtatious, and suitors queue at her door. But she does not want a husband, only a child, and eventually she gives birth to one, scandalizing the district and getting a priest into trouble. By the author of Celibates and Other Lovers.

    Edition Notes

    StatementWalter Keady
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.E16 M37 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261 p. ;
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24766451M
    ISBN 101878448838, 1878448935, 0878448838
    ISBN 109781878448835, 9781878448934
    LC Control Number98017137
    OCLC/WorldCa38886068

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Mary McGreevy leaves the Convent to care for her dying Father, and so this tale begins. Why and how she left and rescinded her vows to the sisterhood, the friends she makes and the circumstances surrounding how she makes them, and her big "secret", are the ingredients to an enjoyable read that will keep a smile on your face throughout the book/5.

Delightful Mary McGreevy is a redheaded force to be reckoned Mary McGreevy book, but no one seems able to figure her out. After 16 years in a convent, Mary decides to revoke her vows as a nun and return to her home of Kildawree, Ireland, to become an independent farmer/5(13).

Written with Keady's characteristic charm and graceful humor, Mary McGreevy is a moving, funny, and forceful novel of the heart. Read more Read less Length: pages/5(13). Written with Keady's characteristic charm and graceful humor, 'Mary McGreevy' is a moving, funny, and forceful novel of the heart/5(2).

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I was inspired by her wit, courage and independence. Keady tells this story with warmth, humor and plenty of heart.5/5(5). Mary McGreevy by Walter Keady. After her father's death, Sister Mary Thomas leaves her convent to reclaim the family farm in the Irish village of Kildawree.

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Mary McGreevy. [Walter Keady] -- A nun in s Ireland abandons the veil to run a farm inherited from her father. Sister Mary Thomas is good looking and flirtatious, and suitors queue at her door.

But she does not want a husband. Written with Keady's characteristic charm and graceful humor, 'Mary McGreevy' is a moving, funny, and forceful novel of the heart.

Mary McGreevy This is an charming tale about the title character, who leaves the convent and takes over the running of a farm left by her late father. The characters are an eccentric group, each with their own idiosyncracies. Outside of marriage, Mary becomes intentionally pregnant, with no.

It is a very interesting tale. I was surprised and disappointed in the ending, though. However, I really did enjoy reading the book. I am anxious to reat "The Altruist" about Mary McGreevy's grandaughter/5(3). In March McGreevy released an online graphic novel set in the Hemlock Grove universe, entitled Hemlock Grove: Reflections on the Motive Power of Fire.

The graphic novel is a prequel to the events in the main novel and focuses on the time leading up to the suicide of JR her: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Mary McGreevy is the story of one such nun.

After so many years behind the protective and confining walls of her convent, she moves back to her birthplace. Mary returns home following the death of her father to work the family farm and explore all the passions that were suppressed for years.

The novel takes place in Ireland’s parish of Kildawree.5/5. Lee ahora en digital con la aplicación gratuita : Walter Keady. Keady grew up in Ireland, and his story of Irish Mary McGreevy (MacMurray ∧ Beck, $24, ) resonates with authentic details of place, people, and language.

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Passa al contenuto principale. Iscriviti a Prime Kindle Store VAI Ricerca Ciao, Accedi Account e liste Accedi Account e Author: Walter Keady.Mary Beth McGreevy was born in Eureka, Kansas, but grew up in Oklahoma, California, Michigan and Texas. She is a graduate of Permian High School in Odessa, Texas (, of “Friday Night Lights” fame), Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana (, B.A.

in Applied Piano), the University of Texas at San Antonio (, M.M. in Piano Performance) and Covenant Theological Seminary in St.