Thy Brother's Wife Author:Andrew M. Greeley In his bestsellin gnovel, The Cardinal Sins, father Greeleyopened the eyes of the world to the fact that a priest may be a man of God but he is still a man--subject to the passions and emotions of a man and capable of sinning, repenting, and then sinning again. Now, in Thy Brother's Wife, he focuses his penetrating vision on one of the most thre... more »atening crises in the life of a family as he explores the passions of two brothers, one a priest and one a senator, who each in his own way, love the same woman.
The directions of their lives whas shaped for Paul and Sean Cronin the day their father, a self-made multi-millionaire, decided that one of his tow boys would grow up to be a Cardinal and the other would become President of the united States. But Michael Cronin did not stop there. He also decided that his elder so would take as his wife the beautiful Nora, who had come into the Cronin home as an orphan and who had loved and been loved from the day of her arrival--by the younger brother.
From Father Greeley's experience comes the story of the priest's career--of the triumphs and temptations
along the way as he rises in the hierarchy of the Chhurch. From his Jeen observations of the political scene comes the fascinating story of a man who would be President. From his knowledge of human beings-loving, lying, lusting, trying in thier imperfect way to keep their committment to their God, thier mates, and themselves-comes the moving spirit of the novel. Recognized as one of the "ten most influential Christian thinkers of the world," Andrew Greeley has again proven himself to be one of the world's most powerful storytellers.« less