The Longing Pier by Rose A. Adkins

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Published by MK Publishing .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Literary,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Fiction

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The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages301
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9868759M
ISBN 100976327112
ISBN 109780976327110
OCLC/WorldCa64428342

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The Longing Pier is not an angry story, and Irene is not an angry character. She is resolved and leads us through a spritually redemptive story. Irene spends all her life longing, never understanding why she suffers from it. Then comes also a spiritual longing, as though Irene is working hard to salvage what she can out of a religion that has 5/5(1).

The Longing Pier › Customer reviews Being that this is the first book I've read of hers, Rose A. Adkins really surprised me The Longing Pier book such a beautiful journey through the physical and spiritual life of Irene, the main character. As each chapter unfolded, I found myself getting deeper into the story and substories going on throughout the 5/5.

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In the course of his travels throughout the Inferno, Dante Alighieri encounters the damned souls of the underworld and experiences their prodigious punishments. The Pier, The end of this Pier is in need of repair. " will help rekindle old flames buried and long forgotten or express the love so deeply locked inside of your soul longing to be released.

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The title story is about the collapse of a pier on a summer day when the pier is packed with people. In her first novel, Ann Packer, whose short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, Ploughshares and other literary magazines, convincingly evokes the mental landscape of a young woman caught in emotional territory in which great tragedy and great possibility comprise opposite sides of the same fence.

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