US Catholic Faith in Real Life

Between the lines

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Alice McDermott is a writer who likes to get to the heart of things.

With her captivating prose and her ability to walk the fine line between nostalgia and the eternal call to "make it new," McDermott explores the impulses that lead us back again and again to family, to faith, to ourselves. Ultimately her stories offer an opportunity for hope.