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The first day : a novel / Phil Harrison.

By: Harrison, Phil (Novelist) [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2017Copyright date: �2017Edition: First U.S. edition.Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 132884966X; 9781328849663.Subject(s): Man-woman relationships -- Fiction | Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Fiction | New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction | Clergy -- Sexual behavior -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | Belfast (Northern Ireland) -- Fiction | FICTION -- Family Life | FICTION -- Literary | FICTION -- Thrillers -- Suspense | Adultery | Clergy -- Sexual behavior | Man-woman relationships | New York (State) -- New York | Northern Ireland -- BelfastGenre/Form: Domestic fiction. | Fiction.DDC classification: 823/.92 Other classification: FIC019000 | FIC045000 | FIC030000 Summary: "Outside an East Belfast mission hall, pastor and family man Samuel Orr meets Anna, a young Beckett scholar. They embark on an intense, passionate affair, their connection both intellectual and erotic. When Anna becomes pregnant, the affair is revealed. The repercussions are slow to emerge but inescapable, and the fallout, when it finally comes, is shocking. More than thirty years later, Sam, their son, is in New York, living a steady, guarded life, his childhood and family safely abandoned. But when the past once more crashes into his life, he is forced to confront the fears he has kept close all these years."-- From publisher's description.
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Includes bibliographical references (page 217).

"Outside an East Belfast mission hall, pastor and family man Samuel Orr meets Anna, a young Beckett scholar. They embark on an intense, passionate affair, their connection both intellectual and erotic. When Anna becomes pregnant, the affair is revealed. The repercussions are slow to emerge but inescapable, and the fallout, when it finally comes, is shocking. More than thirty years later, Sam, their son, is in New York, living a steady, guarded life, his childhood and family safely abandoned. But when the past once more crashes into his life, he is forced to confront the fears he has kept close all these years."-- From publisher's description.

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