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Fall On Your Knees (Oprah"s Book Club)

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Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Modern fiction,
  • Literary,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Sagas,
  • Fiction / General,
  • Historical,
  • Family,
  • Nova Scotia,
  • Cape Breton Island (N.S.),
  • Canada,
  • Reading Group Guide

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesOprah"s Book Club (45)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7927912M
    ISBN 100743237188
    ISBN 109780743237185


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Fall on your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald is the epic story of a family that appears to be doomed from its inception. It starts with a young James Piper marrying a very young Materia Mahmoud, against her father's wishes. (She had been betrothed to another and therefore marrying someone else was an affront to the family and their traditions).Cited by: Fall on your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald is the epic story of a family that appears to be doomed from its inception.

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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/5(). Fall on Your Knees is a story of a family from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. It is centered around four sisters and their relationships with each other and MacDonald(the Canadian actress and playwrite)has truely shown the depth and beauty of 4/5.

Fall on your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald is the epic story of a family that appears to be doomed from its inception. It starts with a young James Piper marrying a very young Materia Mahmoud, against her father's wishes.

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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 relationships. Fall on Your Knees is the story of the Piper family. Based in a small Canadian town in the late s through the mid-twentieth century, the novel tells the story of the relationships between the father James, his wife Materia, and their three daughters, Kathleen, Mercedes, and Frances.

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.

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/5(). Fall on Your Kneesis a story of inescapable family bonds, of terrible secrets, of miracles, racial strife, attempted murder, birth and death, and forbidden love. 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 episodic rises and falls have the same sort of page-turning, cliff-hanging appeal of that lesser medium.

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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.

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.' —Oprah Featured in Oprah's Book. 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 ed on: Janu   Fall on your knees Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English.

Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Alethea Bowser on March 2, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: 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/5(). 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. Find books like Fall on Your Knees from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Fall on Your Knees also liked: We Were the.

From award-winning Canadian actress and playwright MacDonald comes a full-bodied, ever-rolling debut, the story of a talented Cape Breton family with more than its share of repression and tragedy. As the 19th century ends, young James Piper travels from the Breton hinterland to the civilized port of Sydney seeking his fortune, and in no time at all he acquires a child bride, a.

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/5(70). 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. 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.

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Preview — Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald. “Memory plays tricks. “She's no lady. Her songs are all unbelievably unhappy or lewd. It's called Blues. She sings about sore feet, sexual relations, baked goods, killing your lover, being broke, men called Daddy, women who dress like men, working, praying for by: MacDonald's Fall on Your Knees was the third book I've started after a recent trip to an English-language book store, and the sort of book that makes you resent the ones you started earlier for delaying your beginning.

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Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald; 20 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Family, Fiction, Sisters, Families, Family -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- Fiction, Sisters -- Nova Scotia -- Cape Breton Island -- Fiction; Places: Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia; People: Oprah's Book Club.

Editions for Fall on Your Knees: (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in. “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 4/5(65).

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