Jones, Madison, Herod's wife, a novel.

Author:Theiss, Nola
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review
 
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University of Alabama Press. 120p. c2003. 08173-5014-4. $17.95. SA

This short novel grapples with some of the most current issues troubling American society. One of those issues is the question of trust. When Catholic priests are found guilty of molesting children; when politicians make statements that are proven false; when one group of citizens fears another--then whom can we trust and what action is justified to right a wrong as we see it? In this story, set in a small town filled with unrest and racial tension, a woman who has a grudge against the Catholic priest spreads...

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