This is an audiobook from a more innocent time when the allegations of child abuse against Catholic priests were just emerging. Narrator Humphrey Bower sounds like a wise and kindly priest himself as he tells the story of a priest transferred to obscurity in Canada for preaching about birth control, the Vietnam War, and other hot topics. When he returns to his native Australia for a long leave, he is asked to help manage a sex abuse scandal involving people he knew, including a woman from his past. When Bower speaks as the woman, his voice softens and makes every utterance urgent and believable. This is a novel, but it has the feeling of a true-life book in its depiction of the behind-the-scenes machinations of the Catholic church as it tried to whitewash its failings. M.S. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2018, Portland, Maine [Published: FEBRUARY 2018]
Trade Ed. Bolinda Audio 2017
CD ISBN 978-1-4894-0350-6 $36.99 Eleven CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4894-0351-3 $16.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN $36.20
Library Ed. Bolinda Audio 2018
CD ISBN 978-1-4894-0352-0 $59.97 Eleven CDs
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