The second coming
Will Barrett, a lonely widower, suffers from a depression so strange and severe that he decides he doesn't want to continue living. But then he meets Allison, a mental hospital escapee making a new life for herself, living alone in a greenhouse. What follows is by turns touching and zany, tragic and comic, as Will goes in search of proof of God and winds up finding much more.
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|Grouping Title||second coming|
|Grouping Author||percy walker|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-03-19 20:02:01PM|
|Last Indexed||2020-06-01 04:35:15AM|
|author||Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.|
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|display_description||Will Barrett of Linwood, North Carolina, is a depressed widower with a peculiar tendency to fall down in strange places. Allison, the girl in the greenhouse, has just escaped from a mental institution and is working hard to make a new life for herself. When their paths cross in a most unusual manner, a relationship begins that will help restore two struggling outcasts to new life.What follows is by turns touching and zany, tragic and comic, as Will undertakes his own Pascalian wager in search of proof of the existence of God. Leaving his comfortable home atop a pleasant Carolina mountain and descending deep into the bowels of the long-unused Lost Cove cave, he is prepared to wait for a sign-which may, of course, be death. What he is not prepared for is what actually happens.|
|local_callnumber_santafe||Fiction Percy, W|
|owning_library_santafe||Santa Fe Public Library|
|subject_facet||Men -- Southern States -- Psychology -- Fiction|
Psychiatric hospital patients -- Fiction
Self-realization -- Fiction
|title_display||The second coming|
|title_full||The second coming / Walker Percy|
The second coming [electronic resource] Percy, Walker, 1916-1990.
|title_short||The second coming|
Psychiatric hospital patients