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And the Dark Sacred Night - A Novel

Julia Glass

In this richly detailed novel about the quest for an unknown father, Julia Glass brings new characters together with familiar figures from her first two novels, immersing readers in a panorama that stretches from suburban New Jersey to rural Vermont and ultimately to the tip of Cape Cod. Kit Noonan is an unemployed art historian with twins to help support and a mortgage to pay-and a wife frustrated by his inertia. Raised by a strong-willed, secretive single mother, Kit has never known the identity of his father-a mystery that his wife insists he must solve to move forward with his life. Out of desperation, Kit goes to the mountain retreat of his mother's former husband, Jasper, a take-no-prisoners outdoorsman. There, in the midst of a fierce blizzard, Kit and Jasper confront memories of the bittersweet decade when their families were joined. Reluctantly breaking a long-ago promise, Jasper connects Kit with Lucinda and Zeke Burns, who know the answer he's looking for. Readers of Glass's first novel, Three Junes, will recognize Lucinda as the mother of Malachy, the music critic who died of AIDS. In fact, to fully understand the secrets surrounding his paternity, Kit will travel farther still, meeting Fenno McLeod, now in his late fifties, and Fenno's longtime companion, the gregarious Walter Kinderman. And the Dark Sacred Night is an exquisitely memorable tale about the youthful choices that steer our destinies, the necessity of forgiveness, and the risks we take when we face down the shadows from our past. From the Hardcover edition.

In this richly detailed novel about the quest for an unknown father, Julia Glass brings new characters together with familiar figures from her first two novels, immersing readers in a panorama that stretches from suburban New Jersey to rural Vermont and ultimately to the tip of Cape Cod. Kit Noonan is an unemployed art historian with twins to help support and a mortgage to pay-and a wife frustrated by his inertia. Raised by a strong-willed, secretive single mother, Kit has never known the identity of his father-a mystery that his wife insists he must solve to move forward with his life. Out of desperation, Kit goes to the mountain retreat of his mother's former husband, Jasper, a take-no-prisoners outdoorsman. There, in the midst of a fierce blizzard, Kit and Jasper confront memories of the bittersweet decade when their families were joined. Reluctantly breaking a long-ago promise, Jasper connects Kit with Lucinda and Zeke Burns, who know the answer he's looking for. Readers of Glass's first novel, Three Junes, will recognize Lucinda as the mother of Malachy, the music critic who died of AIDS. In fact, to fully understand the secrets surrounding his paternity, Kit will travel farther still, meeting Fenno McLeod, now in his late fifties, and Fenno's longtime companion, the gregarious Walter Kinderman. And the Dark Sacred Night is an exquisitely memorable tale about the youthful choices that steer our destinies, the necessity of forgiveness, and the risks we take when we face down the shadows from our past. From the Hardcover edition.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

In this richly detailed novel about the quest for an unknown father, Julia Glass brings new characters together with familiar figures from her first two novels, immersing readers in a panorama that stretches from suburban New Jersey to rural Vermont and ultimately to the tip of Cape Cod. Kit Noonan is an unemployed art historian with twins to help support and a mortgage to pay-and a wife frustrated by his inertia. Raised by a strong-willed, secretive single mother, Kit has never known the identity of his father-a mystery that his wife insists he must solve to move forward with his life. Out of desperation, Kit goes to the mountain retreat of his mother's former husband, Jasper, a take-no-prisoners outdoorsman. There, in the midst of a fierce blizzard, Kit and Jasper confront memories of the bittersweet decade when their families were joined. Reluctantly breaking a long-ago promise, Jasper connects Kit with Lucinda and Zeke Burns, who know the answer he's looking for. Readers of Glass's first novel, Three Junes, will recognize Lucinda as the mother of Malachy, the music critic who died of AIDS. In fact, to fully understand the secrets surrounding his paternity, Kit will travel farther still, meeting Fenno McLeod, now in his late fifties, and Fenno's longtime companion, the gregarious Walter Kinderman. And the Dark Sacred Night is an exquisitely memorable tale about the youthful choices that steer our destinies, the necessity of forgiveness, and the risks we take when we face down the shadows from our past. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Mark Deakins

Length:

16h 23m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:11


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:56


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:39


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:08


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:00


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:51


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:42


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:15


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

06:28


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:10


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

08:47


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:52


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:44


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:52


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:32


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:21


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:03


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

07:05


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:21


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:25


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:44


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:25


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:08


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:23


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

06:20


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:59


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:04


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:30


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:09


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

06:11


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:08


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:34


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:27


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:00


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:16


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:53


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

07:01


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:16


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:28


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:20


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

06:24


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:04


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:55


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

07:21


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:51


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:15


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:40


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:44


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:27


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

02:48


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:25


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

06:37


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

06:40


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:18


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:08


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:25


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:23


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:09


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:38


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:09


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:03


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:12


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

06:16


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:25


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:35


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:14


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

06:29


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:20


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

08:00


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:22


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

06:51


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

02:55


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:00


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:34


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

05:14


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

05:44


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

06:08


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

06:33


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

05:56


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

06:01


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

06:58


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:12


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:10


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:55


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:28


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

06:30


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

07:08


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:30


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:27


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

05:38


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:39


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:21


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

07:18


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

07:31


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

07:15


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

05:34


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

06:07


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

06:26


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

06:28


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:49


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

07:18


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

07:30


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

06:06


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:30


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:52


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:21


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

06:12


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

06:16


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:59


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:43


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

05:46


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

06:16


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

06:55


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

06:06


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

07:43


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

06:07


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

06:32


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

05:59


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

06:26


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

05:18


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

05:48


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

06:04


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

06:03


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

06:53


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

07:09


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

02:53


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

06:26


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:01


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:56


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:58


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

05:12


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

05:16


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

07:06


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

07:30


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

05:08


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

05:02


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

03:55


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

04:16


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

05:38


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

05:46


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

06:59


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

07:01


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

06:43


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

07:06


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

06:00


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

05:54


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

05:46


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

06:17


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

06:22


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

06:39


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

05:22


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

05:23


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

05:19


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

05:19


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

05:30


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

05:37


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

05:59


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

07:32


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

00:30