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The Kingdom of Ordinary Time

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The Kingdom of Ordinary Time

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Marie Howe
publisher:
W.W. Norton
genre:
Nonfiction, Poetry

We gave it a B+

A city slicker with a remarkable inner life, Marie Howe reflects on her dying mom, Discovery Channel oddities, and even the Virgin Mary in The Kingdom of Ordinary Time.

Sample Verse
”My life was a story, dry as pages. Seems like he should have known/enough to lick them even lightly with his thumb/but he didn’t.”

Bottom Line
Conversational yet evocative meditations on seeking faith in what Catholics call Ordinary Time. B+

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