The Tender Birds

September 30, 2019|
The Tender Birds by Carole Giangrande
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Matthew Reilly is a busy academic, a lonely priest haunted by secrets. Young Alison is the shy and devoted keeper of Daisy, a falcon which suffered an accident and can no longer fly. The three of them meet in a Boston parish, but Matt has forgotten a momentary but disturbing meetup with Alison, homeless eight years earlier in Toronto. Close to exhaustion, he's forced to reflect on what's become of his life, including the loss of a son that no one knew he'd fathered. Alison and Matt had a fateful encounter during her homeless period, but Matt doesn't connect that frail teenager with the healthy young woman she'd become. It's left to Alison to uncover Matt's past and for Matt to come to terms with it.

Carole Giangrande is the award-winning author of ten books, including the novella A Gardener on the Moon (winner of the 2010 Ken Klonsky Award) and the novel All That Is Solid Melts Into Air (2018 Independent Publishers Gold Medal for Literary Fiction). The Tender Birds is her fourth novel. She's worked as a broadcast journalist for CB...
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Title:The Tender BirdsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.75 inPublished:September 30, 2019Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:177133665X

ISBN - 13:9781771336659

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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