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The Blessed Rita, Wieringa,  Tommy
The Blessed Rita
Tommy Wieringa

Paperback $32.99 - Scribe Publications
Fiction - Published: 3/Mar/2020 - ISBN: 9781925713268

Paul lives with his father in an old farmhouse, not far from the German border. Where once his father took care of him, now he takes care of his father. His world is changing- his small Dutch village is now home to Chinese restaurateurs, Polish plumbers, and Russian thugs. Saint Rita, the patron saint of lost causes, watches over Paul and his best friend Hedwiges, two misfits at odds with the modern world, while Paul takes comfort in his own Blessed Rita, a prostitute from Quezon. But even she cannot protect them from the tragedy that is about to unfold. In this sharply observed, darkly funny novel, Wieringa shines a light on people struggling at the margins of a changing world.

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