11 edition of Fall on your knees found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PR9199.3.M2985 F35 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||508 p. :|
|Number of Pages||508|
|LC Control Number||96034186|
Fall On Your Knees is probably the most intricately and exquisitely plotted book in Canadian literature. “What a wild ride,” Oprah Winfrey said of the book. Yes, it is a wild ride. It’s kind of like a super-sized rollercoaster whose last nerve-jangling swerving turn and earthward plunge comes when you least expect it. Fall on Your Knees won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for best first book, and was an Oprah Winfrey Book Club selection. The book was a finalist for Canada Reads , when it was defended.
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But Fall on Your Knees is not a retelling of, or a sequel to, MacDonald’s plays. By some sparkling shape-shift, MacDonald has been transformed into a novelist, the only clues to her dramatic heritage being a fervent use of rising action, reversals, and Shakespearean gender overlaps. Together they weave a tale of inescapable family bonds, of terrible secrets, of miracles, racial strife, attempted murder, birth and death, and forbidden love. Moving and finely written, Fall On Your Knees is by turns dark and hilariously funny, a story – and a world – .
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The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths. At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives -- even destroy them. Set on Cited by: Fall On Your Knees is a difficult book to summarize, or review, in a way that could do it justice.
It is one of those sweeping multi-generational pieces of historical fiction, but at the same time it’s really just a story about four sisters.4/5. Jan 24, · Fall On Your Knees was unlike anything I've ever read as far as the storyline goes. Just when you think you know, you realize you don't.
Some parts were slow going, especially in the beginning but if you stick with it, you won't be disappointed. This book takes you through just about every emotion/5. Jul 24, · Fall on your Knees is not one of Oprah's best book picks.
I had too many questions about what happened to some of the main characters after Fall on your knees book finished it. This book left me hanging at the end after such a promising start. James Piper is a self educated man with 3 daughters. He supports his family as a piano tuner and a later as a shoe maker/5().
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Fall on Your Knees. Reading Group Guide for Fall On Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald 1) In the Prologue "Silent Pictures", the author sets the scene through a narrator's voice and drops you into the middle of the Piper family's tangled Fall on your knees book on: January 24, Apr 05, · Oprah: Well, many times during the reading of Fall on Your Knees, I would say, 'How can that be happening now?' And then I'd say, 'It's a book.
It's a book. It's a book.' I don't look for a happy ending. I look for whatever is realistic. Whatever is meaningful, whatever is going to take me to the next level with these characters.
Fall on your Knees (), the debut historical novel by Ann-Marie MacDonald, tells the story of a broken family and its numerous secrets over five generations. It was selected for Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club and the Commonwealth Writers Prize, and it has been well received by readers.
Jan 25, · Literary Guild and Doubleday Book Club alternate selections; author tour. FYI: MacDonald began this book as a play but finished it five years later as her first work of fiction. Fall on Your Knees was previously published in Canada, where it rose to the top of the bestseller lists/5(69).
Free download or read online Fall on Your Knees pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Ann-Marie MacDonald. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
The main characters of this fiction, historical story are.4/5. Jan 24, · About the Author Ann-Marie MacDonald is a writer and an actress. The international best-selling novel, Fall On Your Knees, has been translated into seventeen languages and received the Commonwealth Prize, the Canadian Author's Association Award and two Canadian Booksellers Association Libris Awards.
Her first play, Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), was. Jun 28, · Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital stevefrithphotography.com projects include the Wayback Machine, stevefrithphotography.com and stevefrithphotography.com Jan 01, · The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths.
At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives -- even destroy stevefrithphotography.com on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of four unforgettable sisters.5/5(5).
Jan 25, · The Piper family is steeped in secrets, lies, and unspoken truths. At the eye of the storm is one secret that threatens to shake their lives -- even destroy stevefrithphotography.com on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of four unforgettable sisters.4/5(71).
Fall on Your Knees, award-winning actor and playwright Ann-Marie MacDonald's sprawling and powerful first novel, reads like a literary soap opera, but one whose mature themes are far from the pulp and clichés of daytime television. Its episodic rises and falls have the same sort of page-turning, cliff-hanging appeal of that lesser medium.4/5().
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FALL ON YOUR KNEES is the story of James Piper, who was orphaned as a teenager, and became a self-taught piano tuner. He was good at his job and was reasonably prosperous.
Fall On Your Knees Book Summary and Study Guide. Ann-Marie MacDonald Booklist Ann-Marie MacDonald Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Fall On Your Knees; James Piper is an 18 year old piano tuner who falls in with a 13 year old girl named Materia. Materia's father disowns her because she is married to someone outside of her culture.
“What a wild ride — I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough,” Oprah Winfrey told her viewers as she announced Fall on Your Knees as her February Book Club selection. Set largely in a Cape Breton coal mining community called New Waterford, ranging through four generations, Ann-Marie MacDonald’s dark, insightful and hilarious first novel focuses on the Piper sisters and their 4/5(65).
Set on stormy Cape Breton Island off Nova Scotia, Fall on Your Knees is an internationally acclaimed multigenerational saga that chronicles the lives of four unforgettable sisters.
Theirs is a world filled with driving ambition, inescapable family bonds, and forbidden love. FYI: MacDonald began this book as a play but finished it five years later as her first work of fiction.
Fall on Your Knees was previously published in Canada, where it rose to the top of the.Listen to Fall on your Knees audiobook by Ann-Marie MacDonald. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers and latest releases. try any audiobook Free!Following the curves of the twentieth century, FALL ON YOUR KNEES takes us from haunted Cape Breton island in Nova Scotia through the battlefields of World War I into the emerging jazz scene in New York City, and immerses us in the lives of four unforgett.