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Pagan babies

by Elmore Leonard

  • 83 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Delacorte Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Detroit (Mich.),
  • Rwanda
    • Subjects:
    • Americans -- Rwanda -- Fiction,
    • Criminals -- Fiction,
    • Detroit (Mich.) -- Fiction,
    • Rwanda -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElmore Leonard.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3562.E55 P3 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination263 p. ;
      Number of Pages263
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6781672M
      ISBN 100385333927
      LC Control Number00029506

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      Get this from a library! Pagan babies. [Elmore Leonard] -- Father Terry Dunn thought he'd seen everything on the mean streets of Detroit, but that was before he went on a little retreat to Rwanda to evade a tax-fraud indictment. Now the whiskey-drinking. : Pagan Babies () by Leonard, Elmore and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).

      Get this from a library! Pagan babies. [Elmore Leonard] -- Is Terry Dunn really a priest? He doesn't always appear to act like one. He comes home to Detroit, after witnessing a tragedy in Rwanda and runs into Debbie who's doing standup at a comedy club.   Pagan Babies (Book): Leonard, Elmore: Random House, Rwanda during the genocide, Hutu thugs storm into a church and kill everyone except Father Terry Dunn, on the alter saying his first mass. He's powerless to do anything about it--until one day he faces several of the killers and exacts a chilling penance. But is Terry Dunn really a priest?


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Pagan Babies is like a puzzle. After I finished the book, I wondered to myself "what did I just read?" I reread sections of the novel to understand what really happened.

Not only is this a tall tale, it is a complex coming of age story, which you might miss because it /5(). Pagan Babies is classic crime fiction from the master of suspense, New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard. Father Terry Dunn thought he'd seen everything on the mean streets of Detroit, but that was before he went on a little retreat to Rwanda to evade a tax-fraud indictment/5(92).

Cascone writes with little fondness for praying Rosaries, kneeling through the stations of the cross and adopting "pagan babies," the practice of giving money to foreign missions so non-Catholic children could be raised Catholic/5(21).

Pagan Babies comes off as Leonard's funniest straight-faced novel to date. THE CHURCH HAD BECOME a tomb where forty-seven bodies turned to leather and stains had been lying on the concrete floor the past five years, though not lying where they had been shot with Kalashnikovs or hacked to death with machetes.

Book Review: 'Pagan Babies' Terry eventually returns to his (and Leonard’s) home turf of Michigan, but the ghosts of Rwanda haunt the rest of the story, as Terry can’t escape the gruesome Author: Bruce Fretts. Most kids who went to Catholic school in the 50’s and 60’s know about pagan babies.

In my class at St. Amelia’s school in Tonawanda, NY, we collected nickels and dimes in a cigar box to buy a pagan baby.

These babies, we were told, didn’t know God. It cost $   Dan, Loved your post on the Pagan Babies. I well remember my days as a grade schooler at St.

Helena’s School in Philly. The whole Pagan Babies thing was a big deal every year and resulted in a lot of competition among the 50+ pupils in. My first lessons in social justice came through saving pagan babies. While the circumstances, the cost, and the rewards varied from parish to parish, most Catholic children of the s “saved” at least one “pagan baby.” What exactly we learned from this could be disputed.

Labeling any baby “pagan,” much less sweeping into this. It's called Pagan Babies, and it's a textbook example of how to write fiction that is spare, fresh, funny, and absolutely boredom-free. Pagan Babies opens in present-day Rwanda, a nation still haunted by the genocidal tribal conflicts of the mids, conflicts that resulted in the wholesale slaughter of someTutsi : HarperCollins Publishers.

Download Pagan Babies eBook in PDF, EPUB, Mobi. Pagan Babies also available for Read Online in Mobile and Kindle tenacity, heart, and a desire for adventure and justice. This book is the first to capture his swashbuckling energy and expansive talent in a single volume.

The Conversion of the Pagan World. A Treatise Upon Catholic Foreign. Buy a cheap copy of Pagan Babies book by Elmore Leonard. After odd novels, one might think that Elmore Leonard has nothing left to prove. But Pagan Babies, a novel filled with his signatures (tight plotting, scathing Free shipping over $/5(5).

Pagan Babies is classic crime fiction from the master of suspense, New York Times bestselling author Elmore Leonard. Father Terry Dunn thought he'd seen everything on the mean streets of Detroit, but that was before he went on a little retreat to Rwanda to evade a tax-fraud indictment. Gina Cascone grew up in central New Jersey and is the author of Pagan Babies, Mother’s Little Helper, and coauthor of twenty-six books for children.

Gina and her husband raised their two children in New Jersey and now live in ed on:   The accoutrements and environment of the Church are rendered as caricatures: stigmata, First Communion, even the ``pagan babies'' of the book's title--children of undeveloped countries visited by Maryknoll missionaries.

Although these religious trappings and customs are amusing or fascinating at times, they're no substitute for a story : Pagan Babies exhibits many of the traits that Elmore Leonard fans have come to love over the author’s long career.

It is filled with long, quirky conversations that do as much to develop the novel’s characters – and even the plot – as anything else Leonard has to say about them%(15). Pagan Babies. By: Elmore Leonard. Narrated by I love this book, but I struggled to get through this audio version. The narrator's basic voice is pleasing, with good timbre and believable interpretations for most of the charactors.

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Pagan Babies Elmore Leonard, Author, Steve Buscemi, Performed by, Elmore Leonard, Read by Random House Audio $ (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book. PAGAN BABIES. The narrative begins in Rwanda yes, Rwanda with Father Terry Dunn, a rather unconventional priest who says Mass when he feels like it, could drink Johnny Walker Red with a straw (if he had a straw), listens to reggae music while smoking a spiff, and has a one-armed housekeeper with whom he makes the beast with two backs.

Pagan Babies is right up there with the best. Leonard's main characters are always rogues and con men, and Pagan Babies stars one of the great rogues of modern literature. Match him up with a young insurance investigator who wants to be a stand-up comedienne and you have the funniest pair of scoundrels walking the pages of any of Leonard's books.4/5(4).

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