The Secret Scripture

The Secret Scripture

Downloadable Audiobook - 2008
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Roseanne McNulty, once one of the most beautiful and beguiling girls in County Sligo, Ireland, is now an elderly patient at Roscommon Regional Mental Hospital. As her hundredth year draws near, she decides to record the events of her life, hiding the manuscript beneath the floorboards. Meanwhile, the hospital is preparing to close and is evaluating its patients to determine whether they can return to society. Dr. Grene, Roseanne's caretaker, takes a special interest in her case. In his research, he discovers a document written by a local priest that tells a very different story of Roseanne's life than what she recalls. As doctor and patient attempt to understand each other, they begin to uncover long-buried secrets about themselves. Set against an Ireland besieged by conflict, The Secret Scripture is an epic story of love, betrayal, and unavoidable tragedy.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2008
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781433261534
1433261537
Branch Call Number: Streaming Hoopla Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 46 min.)) : digital
Additional Contributors: McCaddon, Wanda
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hb1966 Jul 17, 2013

Lyrically written, Barry captures the Irish troubles and its effect on the innocent. Though the story travels through time, it is seemlessly told.
Excellent!

mayfairlady Jun 27, 2012

narration was very good
story was a bit tedious in middle but picked up at the end

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Raun
Aug 25, 2011

I listened to this on audio and was enchanted. A good story.

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molly
Sep 07, 2010

Marvellous book; beautiful story

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