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More Joy in Heaven

by Morley Callaghan
afterword by Margaret Avison

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classics, crime, non-classifiable
list price: $19.95
edition:Paperback
also available: Paperback
category: Fiction
published: 2009
ISBN:9780771093814
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Based on a real-life character, More Joy in Heaven is a gripping account of the tragic plight of young Kip Caley, a notorious bank-robber released early from prison and feted by society as a returning prodigal son.

Earnest, optimistic, and fired by reformist zeal, Kip eventually comes to realize that the welcome of his supporters is superficial and that their charity is driven by self-interest.

More Joy in Heaven was first published in 1937.

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Contributor notes

Morley Callaghan’s literary circle included Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and Joyce. In a career spanning more than six decades, he published sixteen novels and more than one hundred works of short fiction.

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